Actus reus and Mens Rea of ABH

Actus reus and Mens Rea of ABH

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Actus reus and Mens Rea of ABH

Actus reus"prove that there was an assualt or battery and this caused the actual bodily harm"

Mens rea "defendant must intend or be subjectively reckless as to whether the victim fears or is subjected to unlawful force"

Maximum punishment:

  • 5 years imprisonment
  • triable either way offence
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