Crimes Act 1961

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191 Aggravated wounding or injury

(1)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 14 years who with intent—

(a)

to commit or facilitate the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(b)

to avoid the detection of himself or herself or of any other person in the commission of any imprisonable offence; or

(c)

to avoid the arrest or facilitate the flight of himself or herself or of any other person upon the commission or attempted commission of any imprisonable offence

wounds, maims, disfigures, or causes grievous bodily harm to any person, or stupefies or renders unconscious any person, or by any violent means renders any person incapable of resistance.

(2)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 7 years who, with any such intent as aforesaid, injures any person.

(3)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1908 No 32 ss 195, 196; 1941 No 10 Schedule

Section 191(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).

Section 191(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).

Section 191(1)(c): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).

Section 191(3): repealed, on 30 June 2002, by section 164(b) of the Sentencing Act 2002 (2002 No 9).