Non-fatal Offences

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What is the MR of battery? (and case example)
Intentionally or recklessly applying unlawful force, example is Venna where a man was flailing his limbs while being arrested.
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What is the AR of assault?
An act which causes the victim to fear immediate unlawful force
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Name a case on the AR of assault
Smith v Woking, where a man was stood outside a woman's house
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Name a case on the AR of ABH
Chan-Fook, which decided that psychiatric injury could be ABH as it is more than trivial
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What is the MR of ABH?
Intentional or reckless as to assault or battery
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What is the AR for ABH?
An act which causes harm that is more than trivial
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Name a case on wounding
Eisenhower defined wounding as an injury that breaks two layers of the skin
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Where is assault and battery defined?
In Common Law, in s.39 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988
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What is the MR of s.18?
Intend serious harm, recklessness is not enough
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What is the AR of s.18?
An act which causes serious harm
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Name a case on the MR of s.20
Mowatt, where a man repeatedly hit a police officer causing brain injury
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Name a case on the AR of s.20
Bollom, which said that the age/vulnerability of a victim should be considered in deciding an offence
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What is the MR of s.20?
Intend or reckless as to some harm
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Name a case on the MR of s.18
Belfon, outlined the intent needed for s.18, in that even serious injuries such as multiple cuts to the head and chest do not constitute s.18 GBH unless intent can be proven
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Name a case on the AR of battery
Thomas, where a man touched the hem of a girl's skirt
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What is the AR of assault?

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Name a case on the AR of ABH

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