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1
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What is the act, section and penalty for wounding with intent to cause GBH

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S188(1) CA61

14 yrs

2
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What the 4 elements

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1- With intent to cause GBH
2- To any one
3- Wounds or maims or disfigures or causes GBH
4- To any person

3
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In relation to intent what 4 types need to be covered?

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Intent
- There are 2 specific types of intention in an offence. first there must be an intent to commit an act. Second an intent to get a specific result

R v Taisalika
- The nature of the blow and the gash which it produced on the victims head would point strongly to the presence of the necessary intent

GBH
- GBH can be defined Simply 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.

4
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Explain any person

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  • Gender neutral proven by judicial notice or circumstantial evidence
5
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What is a wound

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Wound - R v Waters
- A breaking of the skin evidence by the flow of blood at the site of impact or blow. more often than not will be external but can be internal.

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What is a maims

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Maims
- Means mutilating, crippling or disabling part of the victims body so to lose the use of a limb or one of the sense. Needs to be some degree of permanence.

7
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Explain Disfigures plus the case law?

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Disfigures
- To disfigure means to deform or deface to mar or alter the figure or appearance of a person

R v Rapana and Murray
The word disfigures covers not only permanent damage but also temporary damage

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Explain GBH

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GBH
- GBH can be defined simply as harm that is really serious

DPP v Smith
Bodily harm needs no explanation and Grievous means no more or no less than really serious.

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Person

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  • Gender neutral proven by judicial notice or circumstantially

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