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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 31

Threat to inflict grievous bodily harm

If—

        (a)     a person makes a threat to another person to inflict grievous bodily harm on that other person or any third person—

              (i)     intending that other person to fear that the threat would be carried out; or

              (ii)     being reckless whether or not that other person would fear that the threat would be carried out; and

        (b)     the threat is made—

              (i)     without lawful excuse; and

              (ii)     in circumstances in which a reasonable person would fear that the threat would be carried out;

the firstmentioned person is guilty of an offence punishable, on conviction, by imprisonment for 5 years.



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