Actus reus and Mens Rea of battery

Actus reus and Mens Rea of battery

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Actus reus and Mens Rea of battery

Actus reus "the application of unlawful force on another"

Mens rea "intention or subjective reckless as to the application of unlawful force"

Maximum punishment:

  • 6 months imprisonments
  • 5000 pounds
  • OR both

Basic intent offence

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