Section 283. Aggravated abuse in close relationships

The penalty for aggravated abuse in close relationships is imprisonment for a term not exceeding 15 years. In determining whether the abuse is aggravated, particular weight shall be given to whether it resulted in considerable bodily harm or death, as well as
  1. a.
    its duration,
  2. b.
    whether it was inflicted in a particularly painful manner or resulted in considerable pain, or
  3. c.
    whether it was committed against a defenceless person.