Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997

Assault causing harm.

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3. (1) A person who assaults another causing him or her harm shall be guilty of an offence.

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

( a) on summary conviction, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to a fine not exceeding £1,500 or to both, or

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