Criminal Law – Non-fatal offences

This recorded lecture presentation covers assault, battery and offences contrary to 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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