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Contents (1900 - 40)
Crimes Act 1900 No 40
Current version for 8 January 2018 to date (accessed 20 January 2018 at 10:00)
Part 3 Division 8 Section 58
58   Assault with intent to commit a serious indictable offence on certain officers
Whosoever:
assaults any person with intent to commit a serious indictable offence, or
assaults, resists, or wilfully obstructs any officer while in the execution of his or her duty, such officer being a constable, or other peace officer, custom-house officer, prison officer, sheriff’s officer, or bailiff, or any person acting in aid of such officer, or
assaults any person, with intent to resist or prevent the lawful apprehension or detainer of any person for any offence,
shall be liable to imprisonment for 5 years.