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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 20

Recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm

    (1)     A person who recklessly inflicts grievous bodily harm on another person is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for 13 years.

    (2)     However, for an aggravated offence against this section, the maximum penalty is imprisonment for 15 years.

Note     Section 48A (Aggravated offences—offences against pregnant women) makes provision in relation to aggravated offences against this section.



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