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Contents >> Division 02 >> SUBDIVISION 029 OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE INJURY

SUBDIVISION 029 OTHER ACTS INTENDED TO CAUSE INJURY

Acts involving the indirect and non-confrontational infliction of harm, injury or violence upon a person.

This subdivision is further disaggregated based on whether the offence involved stalking, or other acts intended to cause injury.

Offences in this subdivision are classified into the following groups:

    0291 Stalking
    0299 Other acts intended to cause injury, nec

    Exclusions:
    Acts which, though not intended to cause harm, actually or potentially result in injury to oneself or another person. These are coded to the relevant groups within Division 04, Dangerous or negligent acts endangering persons.


    0291 Stalking

    Acts intended to cause physical or mental harm to a person, or to arouse apprehension or fear in a person, through a repeated course of unreasonable conduct.

    For the purposes of this group, stalking includes, but is not limited to, activities such as unauthorised surveillance of an individual, interfering with the individual's property (or that of an associate), sending offensive material, and communicating with the person in a way that could be reasonably expected to arouse apprehension or fear.

    Exclusions:
    Harassment where there is no indication that the behaviour is intended to cause physical or mental harm, or arouse apprehension or fear. These are coded to Group 0531, Harassment and private nuisance.
    Nuisance phone calls. These are coded to Group 0531, Harassment and private nuisance.


    0299 Other acts intended to cause injury, nec

    Other acts intended to cause injury not elsewhere classified in Division 02, Acts intended to cause injury.

    Inclusions:
    Administer illicit drugs (where further intent is unknown)
    Administer poison (where further intent is unknown)
    Drink/food spiking (where further intent is unknown)
    Set mantraps
    Stupefy
    Administer a sedative or hypnotic drug (where further intent is unknown)

    Exclusions:
    Threatening behaviour. These are coded to Group 0532, Threatening behaviour.
    Any action that is direct (face-to-face), and it is believed that the threat could be enacted. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 021, Assault.
    Administer drugs with intent to assault. These are coded to the relevant groups within Subdivision 021, Assault.
    Administer drugs with intent to rape. These are coded to Group 0311, Aggravated sexual assault.
    Administer drugs with intent to steal. These are coded to Group 0611, Aggravated robbery.


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