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CRIMINAL CODE 1899 - SECT 339

Assaults occasioning bodily harm

339 Assaults occasioning bodily harm

(1) Any person who unlawfully assaults another and thereby does the other person bodily harm is guilty of a crime, and is liable to imprisonment for 7 years.
(3) If the offender does bodily harm, and is or pretends to be armed with any dangerous or offensive weapon or instrument or is in company with 1 or more other person or persons, the offender is liable to imprisonment for 10 years.
(4) The Penalties and Sentences Act 1992 , sections 108B and 161Q also state a circumstance of aggravation for an offence against this section.
(5) 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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