Section 71.5 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Recklessly Cause Serious Harm to UN or Associated Person and is extracted below.
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71.5 Recklessly causing serious harm to a UN or associated person
(1) A person is guilty of an offence if:
(a) the person’s conduct causes serious harm to another person; and
(b) that other person is a UN or associated person; and
(c) the UN or associated person is engaged in a UN operation that is not a UN enforcement action; and
(d) the first-mentioned person is reckless as to causing serious harm to the UN or associated person or any other person by the conduct.
Maximum penalty: Imprisonment for 15 years.
Maximum penalty (aggravated offence): Imprisonment for 19 years.
Note 1: Section 71.23 defines UN enforcement action, UN operation and UN or associated person.
Note 2: Section 71.13 defines aggravated offence.
(2) Strict liability applies to paragraphs (1)(b) and (c).