Non Fatal Offences: Assault and Battery Quiz

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1. Which is point of law from R v Haystead?

  • Cutting hair is a battery
  • Explains the mens rea of battery
  • A battery may be an indirect act
  • Touching clothing is a battery
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2. Which case states that recklessness is sufficient for the mens rea of battery?

  • R V Brown and Stratton
  • R v Venna
  • R v Bollom
  • R v Lamb

3. Which is the point of law from Tuberville V Savage?

  • Confirmed the definition of assualt
  • Words can cancel an assault
  • Possibility of force is enough
  • No need for contact for an assault

4. What is the point of law from R v Lamb?

  • If there is fear there can be no assault.
  • There can't be an assault against a friend.
  • If there is no fear there can be no assault.
  • If there is fear there can be an assault.

5. Which is the mens rea of assault?

  • Intention and/or Cunningham Recklessness
  • Direct Intent
  • To foresee that some harm might occur
  • Cunningham Recklessness

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