Non fatal offences against the person.

This topic forms part of the criminal law unit and counts towards the AS award.

Common assault:

• assault

• battery.

Offences Against the Person Act 1861:

• s47 assault/battery occasioning actual bodily harm

• s20 unlawful and malicious wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm

• s18 unlawful and malicious wounding or causing grievous bodily harm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

 

 

 

 

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