Law Case Studies - Strict Liability

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London Borough Council v Shah
Age related offences are strict liability
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Sweet v Parsley
Drug taking is a truly criminal offence so it is not a strict liability
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Alphacell v Woodward
Pollution regulation is a public concern so it is strict liability to encourage greater vidulance
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Blake
Regulatory offences are strict liability due to public safety
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Logdon v DPP
Common assault can be from gestures
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Meade & Belt
You can apprehend violence from words alone
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Ireland
You can apprehend violence from silence
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Tuberville v Savage
Words can negate an assault from taking place
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Smith v Chief Superintendent
The victim must believe that violence is going to happen immediately, if they are scared they can report it
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Haystead
Force can be applied indirectly
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Thomas
Force only has to be minimal
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Collins v Wilcock
Physical restraint was not acceptable in this case
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DPP v K
ABH can be caused indirectly
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Chan Fook
ABH is an injury to any part of the body which is not so trivial as to be holy insignificant
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DPP v Smith
ABH includes hair cutting and using unpleasant substances on others
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C v Eisenhower
A wound has to break both layers of skin
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DPP v Smith
GBH is really serious harm
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Belfon
The mens rea of s.18 cannot be recklessness as it is a specific intent crime, only direct or oblique intention will suffice
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Actus Reus
The criminal act
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Mens Rea
The criminal intention
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Strict Liability
An offence that only needs an actus reus
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Common Assault
Causing the victim to apprehend immediate unlawful violence. Mens Rea - Intention or recklessness to cause the victim to apprehend immediate unlawful violence
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Common Battery
Unlawful application of force. Mens Rea - Intention or recklessness for the unlawful application of force
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S.47 ABH
Assault occasioning actual bodily harm. Mens Rea - Savage
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S.20 GBH
Wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm. Mens Rea - Savage
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S.18 GBH
Wounding or causing GBH with intent. Mens Rea - Intention to wound, cause GBH or resist arrest
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Drug taking is a truly criminal offence so it is not a strict liability

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Pollution regulation is a public concern so it is strict liability to encourage greater vidulance

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Regulatory offences are strict liability due to public safety

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Common assault can be from gestures

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