Maine Revised Statutes

§459. Assault

1. Prohibition; assault.  Any person subject to this Code who attempts or offers with unlawful force or violence to do bodily harm to another person, whether or not the attempt or offer is consummated, is guilty of assault.
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2. Prohibition; aggravated assault.  Any person subject to this Code is guilty of aggravated assault if that person:
A. Commits an assault with a dangerous weapon or other means or force likely to produce death or grievous bodily harm; or [2001, c. 662, §59 (NEW).]
B. Commits an assault and intentionally inflicts grievous bodily harm with or without a weapon. [2001, c. 662, §59 (NEW).]
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3. Punishment.  Any person found guilty of assault or aggravated assault must be punished as a court-martial may direct.
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2001, c. 662, §59 (NEW).