Criminal Assets Bureau Act 1996

Assault.

15

15. (1) A person who assaults or attempts to assault a bureau officer or a member of the staff of the Bureau or any member of the family F25 [ or the civil partner within the meaning of the Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 ] of a bureau officer or of a member of the staff of the Bureau 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 F26 [ 3,000 ], or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months, or to both, or

( b) on conviction on indictment, to a fine not exceeding £100,000, or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years, or to both.

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Amendments:

F25

Inserted (1.01.2011) by Civil Partnership and Certain Rights and Obligations of Cohabitants Act 2010 (24/2010), s. 169 and sch., pt. 5, item 15, S.I. No. 648 of 2010.

F26

Substituted (12.02.2005) by Proceeds of Crime (Amendment) Act 2005 (1/2005), s. 17, commenced on enactment.