Non Fatal Offences: ABH Quiz

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1. Which is the definition of ABH?

  • Any assault occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Any battery occasioning actual bodily harm
  • Actual Bodily Harm
  • Any harm occasioning actual bodily harm
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2. Which two cases confirmed the mens rea of ABH?

  • R v Roberts and R v Savage
  • R v Lamb and R v Constanza
  • R v Roberts and R v Chan-fook
  • R v Chan-fook and R v DDP v Smith

3. Which are the facts for the case of R v Roberts?

  • The defendant threw a drink over her husband's girlfriend and she accidentally cut the girls wrist.
  • The defendant gave a lift to a girl in his car and touched her clothes. Causing her to jump out the car, injuring herself.
  • The defendant made a number of unwanted phone calls to the vicitm.
  • The victim was sacred of the aggressive defendant and jumped out a house window.

4. Which is the mens rea for ABH?

  • To recklessly cause ABH.
  • There is no need to intend the further harm which is caused as a result of an assault or battery.
  • Intention to cause ABH.
  • There is need to intend the further harm which is caused as a result of an assault or batter.

5. Which case stated that, 'ABH is not limited to harm to the skin, flesh and bones of vicitm'?

  • R v Venna
  • R v Chan-fook
  • DPP v A
  • DPP v Smith

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