Kenlin v Gardiner 
- A police officer acknowledged a 14 year old boy, who then ran away
- The officer grabbed the boy, who proceeded to hit the officer to release himself
- Had the boy assaulted the officer in the execution of his duty?
- He was not being detained, nor under arrest, therefore, he was allowed to defend himself against the officer’s battery
Posted in Public Law Revision Notes.
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