Coroners and Justice Act 2009

57Infanticide (England and Wales)E+W
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(1)Section 1 of the Infanticide Act 1938 (c. 36) (offence of infanticide) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)—

(a)for “notwithstanding that” substitute “ if ”, and

(b)after “murder” insert “ or manslaughter ”.

(3)In subsection (2)—

(a)for “notwithstanding that” substitute “ if ”, and

(b)after “murder” insert “ or manslaughter ”.