What does assault in S.47 mean?
Assault or battery
What does occassioning mean?
What does ABH mean?
Physical or mental including temporary unconsciousness and injury to dead tissue
Why is this confusing?
- Usually a battery that causes the injury
- Occassioning = old fashioned term
- ABH suggests any physical injury
What is the MR of section 47?
Same as assault + battery
Do the actus reus and mens rea correspond?
No - there is no MR required in relation to the injury
Is this fair
- This "constructive intent" means that D…