Assault and S 47 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861

@article{Atoki1995AssaultAS,
  title={Assault and S 47 of the Offences against the Person Act 1861},
  author={Morayo Atoki},
  journal={The Journal of Criminal Law},
  year={1995},
  volume={59},
  pages={299 - 304}
}
  • Morayo Atoki
  • Published 1995
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Criminal Law
The omission One of the issues raised in the joint appeal in R v Savage; DPP v Parmenter (1992) 94 Cr App R 193 was whether a verdict of guilty of assault occasioning actual bodily harm is a permissible alternative verdict on a count alleging unlawful wounding contrary to s 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861.I The House of Lords was of the opinion that such substitution could be made.? The House justified its reasoning by relying on the statutory provisions of s 6(3) of the Criminal… Expand