Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997

Causing serious harm.


4.(1) A person who intentionally or recklessly causes serious harm to another shall be guilty of an offence.

(2) A person guilty of an offence under this section shall be liable on conviction on indictment to a fine or to imprisonment for life or to both.


Editorial Notes:


Offence under section listed as offence for the purposes of Criminal Justice Act 2007, Part 3 (18.05.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), ss. 25, 26 and sch. 2 para. 2(a), S.I. No. 236 of 2007.