2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 16 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
CHAPTER 2 - CRIMINAL LIABILITY
ARTICLE 1 - CULPABILITY
§ 16-2-1 - "Crime" defined

O.C.G.A. 16-2-1 (2010)
16-2-1. "Crime" defined


(a) A "crime" is a violation of a statute of this state in which there is a joint operation of an act or omission to act and intention or criminal negligence.

(b) Criminal negligence is an act or failure to act which demonstrates a willful, wanton, or reckless disregard for the safety of others who might reasonably be expected to be injured thereby.
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