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Choking, suffocation or strangulation in a domestic setting s 315AThe law provides that a person commits a crime if: –
- The person unlawfully chokes, suffocates or strangles another person, without the other person’s consent; and
- the person is in a domestic relationship with the other person; or
- the choking, suffocation or strangulation is associated domestic violence under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012.
- The accused choked, suffocated or strangled another person;
- Without that persons consent;
- Unlawfully; and
- The accused was in a domestic relationship with the other person; or
The choking, suffocation or strangulation was associated domestic violence under the Domestic and Family Violence Protection Act 2012.
Acts intended to cause grievous bodily harm and other malicious acts s 317
Grievous bodily harm s 320
Bomb hoaxes s 321A
Torture s 320A
Wounding s 323
Murder s 302
Manslaughter s 303
Attempted murder s 306
Accessory after the fact to murder s 307
Aiding suicide s 311