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Attempt to murder

306 Attempt to murder

(1) Any person who—
(a) attempts unlawfully to kill another; or
(b) with intent unlawfully to kill another does any act, or omits to do any act which it is the person’s duty to do, such act or omission being of such a nature as to be likely to endanger human life;
is guilty of a crime, and is liable to imprisonment for life.
(2) The Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q states a circumstance of aggravation for an offence against this section.
(3) An indictment charging an offence against this section with the circumstance of aggravation stated in the Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , section 161Q may not be presented without the consent of a Crown Law Officer.

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