Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Increase in maximum term of imprisonment for common assault or batteryN.I.

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51  (1)  The Offences against the Person Act 1861 (c. 100) is amended as follows.

(2) In section 42 (common assault or battery) for “three months” substitute “ 6 months ”.

(3) Section 43 (aggravated assault) is repealed.