ACTUAL BODILY HARM : OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON ACT 1861

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S.47: ASSAULT AND/OR BATTERY OCCASIONING ACTUAL BODILY HARM

an example of assault is in the case of R V LEWIS where the victim had jumped out of a 3 story window after being threatened by the defendant resulting in injury to her legs.

An example of battery is hitting someone causing severe bruising which is more than transient meaning a lasting injury.

ACTUS REUS OF ABH

"Hurt or injury calculated to interfere with health…

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