198 Discharging firearm or doing dangerous act with intent

(1)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years who, with intent to do grievous bodily harm,—

(a)

discharges any firearm, airgun, or other similar weapon at any person; or

(b)

sends or delivers to any person, or puts in any place, any explosive or injurious substance or device; or

(c)

sets fire to any property.

(2)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years who, with intent to injure, or with reckless disregard for the safety of others, does any of the acts referred to in subsection (1).

(3)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1908 No 32 ss 197(b), (c), (d), 198; 1941 No 10 Schedule

Section 198(3): repealed, on 30 June 2002, by section 164(b) of the Sentencing Act 2002 (2002 No 9).