Title 76 Chapter 5 Section 102

Utah Criminal Code
Offenses Against the Person
Section 102
Assault.

            

76-5-102.   Assault.

            (1) Assault is:

            (a) an attempt, with unlawful force or violence, to do bodily injury to another;

            (b) a threat, accompanied by a show of immediate force or violence, to do bodily injury to another; or

            (c) an act, committed with unlawful force or violence, that causes bodily injury to another or creates a substantial risk of bodily injury to another.

            (2) Assault is a class B misdemeanor.

            (3) Assault is a class A misdemeanor if:

            (a) the person causes substantial bodily injury to another; or

            (b) the victim is pregnant and the person has knowledge of the pregnancy.

            (4) It is not a defense against assault, that the accused caused serious bodily injury to another.


Amended by Chapter 109, 2003 General Session