Aggravated Assault is heard in the Magistrates Court. The charge is defined under Section 24 of the Summary Offences Act 1966
The maximum penalty for aggravated assault is 2 years imprisonment.
There are various types of aggravation which include that an assault occurred on a male under the age of 14, or a female of any age in the company of another, by kicking, with a weapon or towards a female of any age.
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