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Section 115.4 Criminal Code Act 1995
Recklessly Cause Serious Harm to Australian Citizen or Resident

Section 115.4 of the Criminal Code Act 1995 (Cth) is Recklessly Cause Serious Harm to Australian Citizen or Resident and is extracted below.

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The Legislation

115.4  Recklessly causing serious harm to an Australian citizen or a resident of Australia

(1)  A person is guilty of an offence if:

(a)  the person engages in conduct outside Australia; and

(b)  the conduct causes serious harm to another person; and

(c)  the other person is an Australian citizen or a resident of Australia; and

(d)  the first-mentioned person is reckless as to causing serious harm to the Australian citizen or resident of Australia or any other person by the conduct.

Penalty:  Imprisonment for 15 years.

(2)  Absolute liability applies to paragraph (1)(c).

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