Non fatal offences - Assault and Battery occasioning ABH


Non fatal offences - ABH

"Any assault or battery which causes ABH" S.47 OAPA 

The assault or battery must cause the ABH injury - factual and legal causation 

Miler - any hurt injury which is calculated to interefere with the victim 
Chan Fook
- inludes psychiatric harm. 
DPP V Smith - also includes the cutting of hair. 

MR - the same for assault and battery 

intention or reckless to cause someone to fear immediatte unlawful force or application of immediatte unlawful force. 

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