Flashcards in TRESSPASS TO THE PERSON Deck (9)
Which three categories fall under this heading?
What are three characteristics of the three sections?
Must be committed intentionally
Causes direct interference with C’s rights.
Actionable ‘per se’
What is battery defined as?
Actual infliction of an unlawful force on another person.
What elements are required for battery?
Intention to act
Application of direct and immediate force
Contact is unlwaful
Does it matter if consequences were not intended?
Only the act needs be intended
An unintended victim can claim on basis of transferred intent
What is assault?
An act which causes another person to apprehend the infliction of immediate, unlawful force on his person
What are the mental requirements for assault?
The same as battery
What are the elements required for false imprisonment?
Intention to restrict C’s freedom of movement
Complete restriction of movement
Without lawful authorisation