Law - Battery

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  • Created by: Abi White
  • Created on: 02-04-15 17:34
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  • Battery
    • Defintion
      • Common law offence
        • Criminal Justice Act 1988 section 39
      • Intentional or reckless infliction of unlawful force on another person
      • Collins V Wilcock
    • Actus Reus
      • Infliction
        • Direct (eg- punch)
        • Indirect
          • DPP v K
      • unlawful force
        • Includes the slightest touching
    • Mens Rea
      • Intention as to inflict unlawful force on V
      • Reckless as to inflict unlawful force

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