Accessories and Abettors

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Accessories and Abettors
ACCESSORIES AND ABETTORS ACT

CHAPTER 10:02

LAWS OF TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO

Act
6 of 1925

Amended by
45 of 1975

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(inclusive) by L.R.O.
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Note on Subsidiary Legislation
This Chapter contains no subsidiary legislation.

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CHAPTER 10:02

ACCESSORIES AND ABETTORS ACT

An Act relating to the trial and punishment of Accessories to
and Abettors of Offences.

[17TH MARCH 1925]

1. This Act may be cited as the Accessories and Abettors Act.

2. Any person who aids, abets, counsels or procures the
commission of any indictable offence may be indicted, tried and
punished as a principal offender.

3. (1) Any person who aids, abets, counsels, or procures
the commission of any offence punishable on summary conviction
is liable to the same punishment as the principal offender, and
may be proceeded against either with the principal offender or
before or after his conviction, and either in the district in which
the principal offender may be convicted or that in which the
offence of aiding, abetting, counselling or procuring may have
been committed.

(2) Any person so aiding, abetting, counselling or
procuring may be tried before any Magistrate or Justice having
cognisance of the principal offence.

1950 Ed.
Ch. 4 No. 16.
6 of 1925.

Commencement.

Short title.

Abettors in
indictable
offences.

Abettors in
summary
offences.

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