S39 of CJA 1988 states:
- Summary Offence
- 6 months imprisonment or fine
-AR of battery is application of unlawful forceon another
-ANY physical battery=battery
-No pain/harm needed
Battery can be in/direct: Direct= one person to another, Indirect= using implement or vehicle.
- Fagan V Metropol Police Commissioner(1969)- D drove onto foot of police officer and found guilty.
- Haystead V DPP (2000)- D punched woman twice whilst she was holidng baby. She dropped baby…