Flashcards in Injuring With Intent To Cause GBH Deck (12):
Sec 189(1) Crimes Act 1961
1) With Intent to Cause GBH
2) To anyone
4) Any person
Mean to do it. They desire a specific result and act with the aim or purpose of achieving it.
R v Mohan
A decision to bring about. In so far as it lies within the accused's powering, the commission of the offence.
R v Taisalika
The nature of the blow and the gash which it produced on the complainant's head would point strongly to the presence of the necessary intent.
Grievous Bodily Harm
Grievous bodily harm can be defined as harm that is really serious.
DPP V Smith
Bodily harm needs no explanation and grievous means no more and no less than really serious.
Gender neutral. Proven by judicial notice or circumstantial evidence.
Injures - Sec 2 Crimes Act 1961
Means to cause actual bodily harm.
R v Donnovan
Bodily harm includes any hurt or injury calculated to interfere with the health or comfort of the victim. It need not be permanent but it must, no doubt, be more than merely transitory and trifling.