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Garden Leave - The term may be defined as meaning that the employer does not want or require the employee to work during the period of notice.

Gbh (Grievous Bodily Harm) - Arises when someone unlawfully and maliciously wounds or inflicts any grievous harm either with or without a weapon or instrument.

General Defences - General defences could be described as ‘all or nothing’ defences.

Gillick Competency And Fraser Guidelines - Gillick competence - children who are able to give their consent to matters other than medical matters without the consent of their parent

Golden Rule - A modification of the literal rule and used when the literal interpretation of words would lead to a ‘manifest absurdity'.

Gratuitous Promise - This is when a promise is given with no obligation or consideration in return.

Green Paper - A discussion document in which the government sets out their views in relation to possible new law.

Gross Negligence Manslaughter - This is one of three different ways of committing the offence of involuntary manslaughter.