R v Savage [1992]

Facts

  • The defendant threw beer at the victim, but accidentally let go of the beer glass, causing much more serious injures than were intended

Issue

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • For either a section 47 (ABH) or section 20 (GBH) conviction, it is only necessary to show intent or recklessness as to some harm being inflicted
RELATED CASE  R v Donovan (1934)

Posted in Criminal Law Revision Notes.

This page was last updated on 27th December 2014

© 2020 Webstroke Law - Terms and Privacy Policy