Section 274. Aggravated bodily harm

The penalty for aggravated bodily harm is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years. In determining whether the bodily harm is aggravated, particular weight shall be given to whether it resulted in an incurable defect or injury, illness or work incapacity of some duration or severe pain, considerable harm or death, and otherwise whether it
  1. a.
    occurred without cause and had the characteristics of an attack,
  2. b.
    was committed against a defenceless person,
  3. c.
    had the characteristics of abuse,
  4. d.
    was committed by multiple persons acting together,
  5. e.
    was motivated by the aggrieved person's skin colour, nationality or ethnic origin, religion, life stance, homosexual orientation or impaired functional ability, or
  6. f.
    was carried out using a knife or other particularly dangerous implement.
A penalty of imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years shall be applied to any person who causes considerable harm to the body or health of another person.