The A level curriculum focuse on 5 offences.
- Assault and Battery with are both common law offenses. When these offences happen at the same time this is called common assault.
- Assault Occasioning Actual Bodily Harm also known as a section 47 offence.
- Wounding or inflicting GBH also known as a Section 20 offence.
- GBH with intent also known as a section 18 offence.
Introduction to Non Fatal Offences Against the Person which takes an overview to the five main non fatal offences and looks at the main distinctions between them
A comprehensive video examining the least serious of the non-fatal offences, namely assault. It examines the positioning of assault and then looks at the actus reus and mens rea elements.
A comprehensive video examining the second least serious of the non fatal offences, namely battery. It examines the positioning of battery and then looks at the actus reus and mens rea elements.
A video covering the least serious non fatal offence to come from the Offences Against the Person Act 1861. This video examines what is meant by occasion, ABH and looks at the concept of Half Mens Rea.
A video looking at the second most serious non fatal offence against the person - Section 20 GBH. This looks predominantly at what constitutes a wound and GBH and also looks at the Savage/Parmenter rules regarding Mens Rea.
A video looking at the most serious non fatal offence against the person - Section 18 GBH. This looks predominantly at the mens rea complexity of the Section 18 offence and the different ways it can be committed.