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Assault AR - Smith v CS Woking PS
Immediate doesn't mean instantaneously, but does mean imminant
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Assault AR - Ireland
Words or silent phone calls can be an assault
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Assault AR - Tuberville & Savage
Words can negative an assault
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Battery AR - Cole v Turner
The slightest touching in anger is battery
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Battery AR - Collins v Wilcock
Any touching no matter how slight constitutes as a battery. However the ordinary jostling of everyday life are consented for.
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Battery AR - Thomas
Touching someones clothes constitutes as a battery
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ABH Injury - Savage
D does not have to realise the risk of harm or injury
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ABH Injury - Chan Fook
ABH injury must be more than trivial harm or injury but not serious. Although psychiatric harm constitutes as ABH, mere emotional disturbance such as fear, distress or panic does not
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ABH Injury - R(T) v DPP
Loss of consciousness, even momentarily, is ABH
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ABH Injury - DPP v Smith
Cutting someones hair can be ABH
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MW AR - Wood
Breaking bones is not MW unless the skin is broken
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GBH AR - Dica
GBH can be biological
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GBH AR - Burstow
Inflicting simply means causing and does not require a technical assault or battery
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GBH AR - Bollom
Severity of injuries should be assessed on V's age and health
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S18 MR - Taylor
Intent to wound will not suffice
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S18 MR - Morrison
Attempting to resist arrest can constitute as the MR of S18
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Words or silent phone calls can be an assault

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Assault AR - Ireland

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Words can negative an assault

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The slightest touching in anger is battery

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Any touching no matter how slight constitutes as a battery. However the ordinary jostling of everyday life are consented for.

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