Maliciously Wounding or Inflicting GBH

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DPP v Smith (1961)
GBH means ‘really serious harm’
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Moriarty v Brookes (1834)
a wound requires the continuity of the skin to be broken
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Wood and McMahon (1830)
V’s collarbone had been broken, but there was no break in the continuity of the skin and thus, no wound
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Beckett (1836)
A slight scratch is not sufficient to constitute a wound
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M’Loughlin (1838)
The continuity of the whole skin must be broken
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C v Eisenhower (1984)
a bruise or internal rupturing of blood vessels is not sufficient
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Smith (1837)
the skin does not need to be external skin, e.g. it could be the skin inside the mouth
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Waltham (1849)
a rupture to the lining membrane of the urethra amounted to a wound
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DPP v Smith (1961)
GBH means ‘really serious harm’
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Dica (2004)
Where the def knew he was HIV positive and had consensual sex with others who contracted HIV, the def was guilty under s 20
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Savage and Parmenter (1992)
The def must intend or was reckless as to whether some harm would be caused
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Mowatt (1968)
The MR is established by proof that the def intended or foresaw some bodily harm
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a wound requires the continuity of the skin to be broken

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Moriarty v Brookes (1834)

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V’s collarbone had been broken, but there was no break in the continuity of the skin and thus, no wound

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A slight scratch is not sufficient to constitute a wound

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The continuity of the whole skin must be broken

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