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2. What does 'immediate' mean?

  • V must fear immediate infliction of force
  • The V must be aware that violence will be carried out, don't have to be afraid

3. What happened in Smith 1983?

  • Cutting a substantial amount of hair can be psychological harm
  • Phone calls may lead the V to fear the possibility of personal violence 'in a minute or two'
  • D standing in V's garden looking at her. Stretched the word immediate to cover the case
  • Rubbing of a girls skirt was held to amount to a battery

4. What happened in Ireland 1997

  • His wire broke her legs in an effort to escape him
  • V + D believed that the gun would not fire. No assault. An assault would have been committed if the weapon had been used & the V believed it to be true.
  • Phone calls may lead the V to fear the possibility of personal violence 'in a minute or two'
  • D standing in V's garden looking at her. Stretched the word immediate to cover the case

5. What happened in Lamb 1967?

  • Phone calls may lead the V to fear the possibility of personal violence 'in a minute or two'.
  • V + D believed that the gun would not fire. No assault. An assault would have been committed if the weapon had been used & the V believed it to be true.
  • D standing in V's garden looking at her. Stretched the word immediate to cover the case.
  • D pointed a gun at V as a joke, was terrified. Doesn't matter what D intended as long as V apprehends or fears violence.

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