(1) A person (the first person ) commits an offence if:
(a) the first person:
(i) threatens, intimidates or restrains another person; or
(ii) uses violence to, or inflicts an injury on, another person; or
(iii) causes or procures violence, damage, loss or disadvantage to another person; or
(iv) causes or procures the punishment of another person; and
(b) the first person does so on account of the other person having appeared, or being about to appear, as a witness in a judicial proceeding; and
Penalty: Imprisonment for 5 years.
(2) Absolute liability applies to the paragraph (1)(c) element of the offence.
Note: For absolute liability, see section 6.2 of the Criminal Code .