Non fatal offences.


This lecture presentation covers assault, battery and offences contrary to section 47, section 20 and section 18 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.

Topics covered include assault by words; assault by silence; conditional statements; the immediacy requirement; battery by omission; battery and psychiatric injury; bodily harm and wounding; assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to s 47 of the Offences Against the Person At 1861; the meaning of actual bodily harm; s 47 and psychiatric injury; malicious wounding / inflicting gbh contrary to s20 of the OAPA 1861; ‘wounding’; grievous bodily harm; an infliction of gbh where no force is applied; wounding / causing gbh with intent contrary to s 18 of the OAPA 1861; stalking and the OAPA 1861; the Crown Prosecution Charging Standards; Protection from Harassment Act 1997.

Includes online tests with feedback.


Duration: 61 minutes (approx)

Lecturer: Norman Baird


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