Common assault and Battery

22 05, 2024

Removing a Police Caution for Assault or ABH

By |May 22nd, 2024|Tags: , , |

ABH and receiving a Police Caution Actual Bodily Harm (ABH) is a criminal offence under Section 47 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861. It is an intermediate level of assault, more serious than common assault but less so than Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH). ABH is committed when a person intentionally or

4 11, 2023

Common Assault and Battery: What is a common assault and battery charge?

By |November 4th, 2023|Tags: , , |

There are four main categories of assault offences, excluding the most serious of violence related offences: murder and manslaughter. These are: common assault and battery assault occasioning actual bodily harm (ABH) unlawful wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm (GBH) Wounding or causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) with intent. In this article we will look