AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Non Fatal Offences - Battery

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1. What happened in the case of Thomas (1985)?

  • Defendant pulled on girls skirt - Clothes are extension of the body
  • Defendant pulled on girls hair - Hair is an extension of the body
  • Defendant hit the girl lightly on the head - Force
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2. What happens when implied consent is used?

  • To a normal level = no battery
  • To any level, as long as there is consent = No battery
  • Always battery, whatever the situation

3. Is the case of DPP v K 1990 Battery

  • Yes, Indirectly
  • No, as not intentional

4. What is the MR of Battery?

  • Intentionally causing a level of force upon defendant - no Recklessness
  • Proof that the defendant intentionally or recklessly applied force to another
  • Direct or Oblique intention to cause some level of harm to victim

5. What case is about a police officer stopping a lady from soliciting?

  • Matthew
  • Parish
  • Collins & Wilcocks (1984)
  • Dytham & Alleyne


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