Appendix D

Relevant offences in Part 8 Crimes Act 1961

section offence Provision Maximum penalty
173(1) Attempted murder Every one who attempts to commit murder is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years. 14 years
188(1) Wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years who, with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to any one, wounds, maims, disfigures, or causes grievous bodily harm to any person. 14 years
188(2) Wounding with intent to injure Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years who, with intent to injure anyone, or with reckless disregard for the safety of others, wounds, maims, disfigures, or causes grievous bodily harm to any person. 7 years
189(1) Injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years who, with intent to cause grievous bodily harm to any one, injures any person. 10 years
189(2) Injuring with intent to injure Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years who, with intent to injure any one, or with reckless disregard for the safety of others, injures any person. 5 years
190 Injuring in circumstances that, if death had been caused, he or she would have been guilty of manslaughter Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who injures any other person in such circumstances that if death had been caused he or she would have been guilty of manslaughter. 3 years
191(1) Aggravated wounding Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years who with intent—

(a) to commit or facilitate the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(b) to avoid the detection of himself or herself or of any other person in the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(c) to avoid the arrest or facilitate the flight of himself or herself or of any other person upon the commission or attempted commission of any imprisonable offence—

wounds, maims, disfigures, or causes grievous bodily harm to any person, or stupefies or renders unconscious any person, or by any violent means renders any person incapable of resistance.
14 years
191(2) Aggravated injuring Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years who, with any such intent as aforesaid, injures any person. 7 years
192 Aggravated assault Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who assaults any other person with intent—

(a) to commit or facilitate the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(b) to avoid the detection of himself or herself or of any other person in the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(c) to avoid the arrest or facilitate the flight of himself or herself or of any other person upon the commission or attempted commission of any imprisonable offence.

3 years
193 Assault with intent to injure Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who, with intent to injure any one, assaults any person. 3 years
194 Male assaults female Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years who—

(a) assaults any child under the age of 14 years; or

(b) being a male, assaults any female.

2 years
196 Common assault Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 1 year who assaults any other person. 1 year
197 Disabling Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years who, wilfully and without lawful justification or excuse, stupefies or renders unconscious any other person. 5 years
202C Assault with a weapon Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years who,—

(a) in assaulting any person, uses any thing as a weapon; or

(b) while assaulting any person, has any thing with him or her in circumstances that prima facie show an intention to use it as a weapon.

5 years