Summary Offences Act 1981

10 Assault on Police, prison, or traffic officer

Every person is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or a fine not exceeding $4,000 who assaults any constable, or any prison officer, or any traffic officer, acting in the execution of his duty.

Compare: 1927 No 35 s 77A(1); 1974 No 134 s 2(1)

Section 10: amended, on 1 January 1998, by section 7 of the Summary Offences Amendment Act 1997 (1997 No 97).