Where the court is considering for the purposes of sentencing the seriousness of any of certain prescribed offences, the court must treat the fact that the offence was committed against an emergency worker1 acting in the exercise of functions as such a worker2 as an aggravating factor3, and must state in open court that the offence is so aggravated4. The offences are:
(1) threatening to kill a person5;
(2) wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm6;
(3) malicious wounding
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