noxious thing

A substance—poison or any substance capable of producing injury—unlawfully administered to another, or taken by oneself with a deliberate intent of causing ill effects or death

noxious thing

Forensic medicine A “…substance unlawfully administered to another, or taken by oneself with a deliberate intent to cause ill effects or death. (which) may be a poison or any substance capable of producing injury…”. See Toxin.
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They were not bound to regard with affection a thing that could not sympathise with one amongst them; a heterogeneous thing, opposed to them in temperament, in capacity, in propensities; a useless thing, incapable of serving their interest, or adding to their pleasure; a noxious thing, cherishing the germs of indignation at their treatment, of contempt of their judgment.
Dismissing the appeal, however, Sir David, sitting with Lord Justice Lloyd Jones and Mrs Justice Elisabeth Laing, ruled: "On the evidence, the jury was entitled to conclude that they were sure that the victim had been the subject of the sexual offences alleged, but not sure a noxious thing had been administered".
Hughes, of Penybryn, Wrexham, was originally charged with maliciously administering a noxious thing to Miss Ashley at her home in Princess Street, Wrexham.
Woman, being with Child, who, with Intent to procure her own Miscarriage, shall unlawfully administer to herself any Poison or other noxious Thing, or shall unlawfully use an Instrument or other Means whatsoever with the like Intent, and whosoever, with Intent to procure the Miscarriage of any Woman, whether she be or be not with Child, shall unlawfully administer to her or cause to be taken by her any Poison or other noxious Thing .
The charges state that the packages were sent from Sussex intending "to induce in a person anywhere in the world a belief that it is likely to be, or contain, a noxious substance or other noxious thing and thereby endanger human life or create a serious risk to human health".
On Thursday, Percy pleaded guilty at Newcastle Crown Court to two charges of administering a poison or noxious thing with intent to injure or aggrieve.
Walsh and Cunningham are accused that they did "unlawfully and maliciously cause a noxious thing, namely infected anti-D haemoglobin to be taken by [the victims] thereby inflicting grievous bodily harm on them.
The charges state that the packages were sent from Sussex intending "to induce in a person anywhere in the world a belief that it is likely to be or contain a noxious substance or other noxious thing and thereby endanger human life or create a serious risk to human health".
Ramon Gantz, 31, who has a successful business in Tel Aviv, was convicted at Lewes Crown Court a year ago of causing a noxious thing to be administered or taken with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy.
But not to worry, the family planners can rest easy, the unborn child has once again been condemned to die at conception by use of the morning-after pill, because on April 18 the English High Court twisted the law (the Offence Against the Person Act makes it illegal to supply any poison or noxious thing with the intent of causing a miscarriage) to suit today's immoral society and rejected the legal challenge of the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children.
On or about April 28, 1998, possessed two weapons designed or adapted for the discharge of a noxious thing.
We have all these noxious things around us but have things we can do.