Instances as stipulated under section 71(2) of the constitution, where a person may be lawfully deprived of life

  1. For the defence of property
  2. For the defence of any person from violence
  3. In order to effect a lawful arrest
  4. To prevent the escape of a person lawfully detained
  5. For the purpose of suppressing a riot, insurrection or mutiny
  6. In order to prevent the commission by that person of a criminal offence
  7. If a person dies as the result of a lawful act of war.
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