Criminal Justice (Public Order) Act 1994

Assault with intent to cause bodily harm or commit indictable offence.

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18. (1) Any person who assaults any person with intent to cause bodily harm or to commit an indictable offence shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable—

( a) on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding F16 [ 2,500 ] or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both,

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 5 years or to both.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F16

Substituted (30.07.2008) by Intoxicating Liquor Act 2008 (17/2008), s. 22 and sch. 2, S.I. No. 286 of 2008.

Editorial Notes:

E21

Offences under section to result in mandatory disqualification for holding of public service vehicle licence for certain periods as provided (6.04.2014) by Taxi Regulation Act 2013 (37/2013), s. 30 and sch., S.I. No. 163 of 2014.

E22

Offences under section deemed “serious offences” for the purpose of refusal of bail (4.09.1998) by Bail Act 1997 (16/1997), ss. 1, 2 and sch. paras. 8(a), 29, 30, S.I. No. 315 of 1998.