AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Non Fatal Offences - Battery

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1. What is the MR of Battery?

  • Proof that the defendant intentionally or recklessly applied force to another
  • Direct or Oblique intention to cause some level of harm to victim
  • Intentionally causing a level of force upon defendant - no Recklessness
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2. What happened in the case of Haystead?

  • Punched girlfriend who dropped baby
  • Threw baby at the wall
  • Hit girlfriend

3. What happened in the case of Latimer?

  • Battery, and unlawful force against a friend through throwing stones
  • Transferred Malice - Intention to hit a man, hit a woman instead
  • Transferred Malice - Intention to hit friend, hit a window instead

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

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

5. What happens when implied consent is used?

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


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