Criminal Law: Offences against the person

This area of law forms one of the two areas of law available for selection.

 

  • Fatal offence of murder: elements and application of law
  • Fatal offence of involuntary manslaughter: elements and application of law, including constructive manslaughter (also referred to as unlawful act manslaughter); gross negligence manslaughter
  • Fatal offence of voluntary manslaughter: elements and application of law; defences of loss of control and diminished responsibility
  • Non fatal offences: Criminal Justice Act 1988: assault and battery
  • Non fatal offences: Offences Against the Person Act 1861: actual bodily harm; wounding and grievous bodily harm; wounding and grievous bodily harm with intent 
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Actual Bodily Harm (Abh)

 

 

Gbh (Grievous Bodily Harm)

 

 

Malicious Wounding Or Gbh Under S.18

 

 

Malicious Wounding Or Gbh Under S.20

 

Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives

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