Law - Malicious GBH/Wounding

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  • Maliciously Wounding or GBH
    • Definition
      • maliciously wounding or inflicting grevious bodily harm
      • Offences against the person act 1861 section 20
    • Actus Reus
      • Wounding
        • Injury which breaks both layers of skin
        • Does not include internal wounding
          • JCC v Eisenhower
      • GBH
        • Serious harm
          • Need not be life threatening
          • Psychiatric harm
            • R v Burstow
          • Infection
            • R v Dica
      • Consider impact on individual
        • R v Bollom
    • Mens Rea
      • Maliciously
        • Intention as to or reckless as to cause some harm
          • Some harm = less than harm actually suffered
        • R v Parmenter

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