||Title:||OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON ORDINANCE||Gazette Number:|
|Section:||8A||Heading:||Alternative verdicts||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
On an indictment for murder a person found not guilty of murder may be found guilty of-
(a) any offence of which he may be found guilty under any Ordinance specifically so providing, or under section 51(2) or section 90(2) of the Criminal Procedure Ordinance (Cap 221); or
(b) an attempt to commit murder, or of an attempt to commit any other offence of which he may be found guilty.
(Added 5 of 1971 Schedule)
[cf. 1967 c.58 s.6 U.K.]