192 Aggravated assault

(1)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who assaults any other person 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.

(2)

Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 years who assaults any constable or any person acting in aid of any constable, or any person in the lawful execution of any process, with intent to obstruct the person so assaulted in the execution of his or her duty.

Compare: 1908 No 32 s 209

Section 192(1)(a): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).

Section 192(1)(b): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).

Section 192(1)(c): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 6 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 4) 2011 (2011 No 85).