Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person

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What is the definition of assault?
Intentionally or recklessly causing the victim to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence
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In which case was it ruled that words alone can be an assault?
Constanza
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In which statute are assault and battery outlined?
None - they are common law offences
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What is the maximum tariff for s18 of the OAPA?
Life imprisonment
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Which cases states that any injury to the defendant for s47 cannot be 'transient or trifling'?
Miller
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Which case decided that for s20 to have been committed, there must be a wound and that internal bleeding is not sufficient?
JCC v Eisenhower
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Which case decided that several minor injuries can amount to GBH?
Brown and Stratton
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What is the main difference between s20 and s18
Recklessness is not sufficient for s18
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Does the Offences Against the Person Act need to be reformed?
YES!
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