Brown (1994) HL – The defendants were homosexual sado-masochists. They tortured their genitals by nailing them to furniture and applying stinging nettles to them. They had all consented to the acts and injuries.
Cannot consent to injuries, unless in recognised exceptions
Leach (1969) – The defendant crucified a man who consented to the act.
Cannot consent to death
Wilson v Pringle (1987) - The defendant grabbed the bag over the victim’s shoulder, causing him injury
There is implied consent to the jostling of everyday life
Williams (1923) – The defendant told the victim he could perform an operation that would improve her singing voice. The operation was actually sexual intercourse
Consent is not a defence when it is fraudulently obtained
Linekar (1985) – The defendant had sex with a prostitute, but then did not pay afterwards
Consent is not fraudulently obtained when the victim knows the…