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Section

Sec 235 (a) Crimes Act 1961

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Penalty

14 years imprisonment

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Ingredients

1) Robs
2) Any Person
3) And at the time of
or immediately before
or immediately after
3) Causes GBH
4) To Any Person

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Robs

Theft accompanied by violence or threats of violence to any person or property used to extort the property stolen or used to overcome resistance to the property being stolen.

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Any Person

Gender neutral proven by judicial notice or circumstantial evidence.

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At The Time Of

During the commission of the theft, at the time of the taking with the required intent.

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Immediately

The term immediately refers to the connection in time between the robbery and the infliction of Grievous Bodily Harm. Whether or not that connection amounts to immediate is a matter of fact and degree to be considered in each case.

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Immediately Before

The connection in time before the taking of the item stolen.

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Immediately After

The connection in time after the taking of the item stolen.

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Causes GBH

Person causes GBH if his actions make him criminally responsible for it.

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Grievous Bodily Harm

GBH can be defined as harm that is really serious.

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DPP v Smith

Bodily harm needs no explanation and grievous means no more and no less that really serious.

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To Any Person

Gender neutral, proven by judicial notice or circumstantial evidence.