Section 223. Aggravated false accusation

An aggravated false accusation is punishable by imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years. In determining whether the accusation is aggravated, weight shall be given to
  1. a.
    the consequences or potential consequences of the accusation,
  2. b.
    the nature and content of the accusation, and
  3. c.
    the other circumstances of the violation.