Non-fatal offences against the person (assault etc)

This topic forms part of the criminal law unit and counts towards the A level award.

Common assault:

  • assault
  • battery.

Offences Against the Person Act 1861:

  • s47 assault/battery occasioning actual bodily harm
  • s20 unlawful and malicious wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm
  • s18 unlawful and malicious wounding or causing grievous bodily harm with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the AQA A Level Law 7162 from 2017 course

A Level Law: The nature of law and the English legal system.

A Level Law: Criminal law

A Level Law: Tort

A Level Law Option B: Human rights

A Level Law Option A: Contract law