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Hi Chris, Whats the maximum penalty for male assault female

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Hi Chris, What's the maximum penalty for male assault female (first offence)? Thanks.

christhelawyer : HiWelcome to JustAnswer. My first response will follow shortly. Please feel free to follow up if anything is not clear
christhelawyer : If this is laid under the Crimes Act the section says
christhelawyer : 194Assault on a child, or by a male on a femaleEvery one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years who—(a)assaults any child under the age of 14 years; or(b)being a male, assaults any female.Compare: 1952 No 43 s 5
christhelawyer : A first offender of course gets the benefit of a good prior record.

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