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1. Logdon

  • any touching may be a battery unless part of a lawful arrest.
  • V apprehended immediate physical violence and D was reckless to this
  • ABH includes loss of consciousness.
  • Touching a persons clothes whilst they are still wearing them is equivalent to touching the person
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2. Chan - Fook

  • ABH includes loss of consciousness.
  • ABH includes psychiatric injury provided it is not trival, but does not cover emotions such as fear or panic.
  • Touching a persons clothes whilst they are still wearing them is equivalent to touching the person
  • ABH can occur to all parts of the body including hair.

3. T v DDP

  • ABH can occur to all parts of the body including hair.
  • ABH includes loss of consciousness.
  • ABH includes psychiatric injury provided it is not trival, but does not cover emotions such as fear or panic.

4. Ireland

  • any touching may be a battery unless part of a lawful arrest.
  • battery can be performed by an omission
  • silence may amount to an assault where caused V to apprehend an immediate application of force.
  • Mens Rea of s.47 is intention or recklessness as to assault or battery.

5. Venna

  • ABH includes loss of consciousness.
  • Touching a persons clothes whilst they are still wearing them is equivalent to touching the person
  • mens rea of battery defined as intentionally or recklessly applying force to another person.
  • ABH includes psychiatric injury provided it is not trival, but does not cover emotions such as fear or panic.

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