Wounding or Causing GBH with Intent

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Ireland and Burstow (1998)
There is little, if any, difference between ‘causing’ and ‘inflicting’
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Taylor (2009)
An intention to wound is not sufficient
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Belfon (1976)
This is a specific intent offence-mere recklessness will not suffice-intent to cause GBH had to be proved
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Lee (2000)
It is sufficient that the def resisted a lawful arrest, even if he believed that it was unlawful
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Blackburn v Bowering (1994)
The def could have defence of self-defence if he used no more force than was reasonably nec to resist an arrest which he mistakenly thought to be unlawful
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An intention to wound is not sufficient

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Taylor (2009)

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This is a specific intent offence-mere recklessness will not suffice-intent to cause GBH had to be proved

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Card 4

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It is sufficient that the def resisted a lawful arrest, even if he believed that it was unlawful

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Card 5

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The def could have defence of self-defence if he used no more force than was reasonably nec to resist an arrest which he mistakenly thought to be unlawful

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