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Reforms of NonFatal Offences

Non Fatal offences include Common Law Assault (S.39) Battery (S.39) ABH (S.47)
GBH and Wounding (S.20) and GBH and Wounding with intent (S.18)

There have been many criticisms of NonFatal offences, for example the fact that they
are badly defined there is still no clear statutory…

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been suggested that the liability should depend on and indeed reflect the amount of fault
possessed by the defendant rather than there actions themselves.

Proposals for reforms include section 20 and section 18 being replaced by the
separate offence of recklessly causing serious injury to another and intentionally
causing serious…


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