Alaska Statutes.
Title 11. Criminal Law
Chapter 16. Parties to Crime
Section 120. Exemptions to Legal Accountability For Conduct of Another.
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AS 11.16.120. Exemptions to Legal Accountability For Conduct of Another.

(a) In a prosecution for an offense in which legal accountability is based on the conduct of another person,

(1) it is an affirmative defense that the defendant, under circumstances manifesting a voluntary and complete renunciation of criminal intent,

(A) terminated the defendant's complicity before the commission of the offense;

(B) wholly deprived the defendant's complicity of its effectiveness in the commission of the offense; and

(C) gave timely warning to law enforcement authorities or, if timely warning could not be given to law enforcement authorities by reasonable efforts, otherwise made a reasonable effort to prevent the commission of the offense;

(2) it is not a defense that

(A) the other person has not been prosecuted for or convicted of an offense based upon the conduct in question or has been convicted of a different offense or degree of offense;

(B) the offense, as defined, can be committed only by a particular class of persons to which the defendant does not belong, and the defendant is for that reason legally incapable of committing the offense in an individual capacity; or

(C) the other person is not guilty of the offense.

(b) Except as otherwise provided by a provision of law defining an offense, a person is not legally accountable for the conduct of another constituting an offense if

(1) the person is the victim of the offense; or

(2) the offense is so defined that the person's conduct is inevitably incidental to its commission.

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