Offences against the Person in UK Law

  • Longer Jail Terms For Those Causing Serious Injury Behind The Wheel
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... From 3 December 2012, any person who causes serious injury to another person by ... bodily harm for the purposes of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861". Whilst case law ......
  • House Of Lords Inquiry Into Social Media Offences
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... offences under a range of statutes, including the Offences Against the Person Act 1861, the Protection from Harassment Act 1997, the ......
  • Law Commission Proposes Reforms To Communications Offences To Target Serious Harms From Online Abuse And To Protect Freedom Of Expression
    • Mondaq UK
    ......could be applied where a person deliberately joins a pile-on. intending to cause harm. To complement the ...recommendations to ensure the law is clearer and protects against a. variety of abusive online behaviour:. cyberflashing: the Sexual ......
  • LGBTQ+ History In The UK
    • Mondaq UK
    ......awareness of and combat prejudice against LGBTQ+ people and their. history. In this blog, ...passing of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 that the death. ......
  • LGBTQ+ History In The UK
    • Mondaq UK
    ......awareness of and combat prejudice against LGBTQ+ people and their. history. In this blog, ...passing of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861 that the death. ......
  • The Long Arm Of The Law: Extra-Territoriality And The Serious Crime Act 2007
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... of the Serious Crime Act 2007 and the offences of encouraging or assisting an offence. This ... is British: see section 9 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861). 13. The difficulty which ......
  • Arbitration By Battle
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... defendants could insist on fighting the person who brought the prosecution, and be treated as ... custody, and in cases where the evidence against the accused was thought to be so strong as to ... guilty of one or more of the following offences:. (a) Common assault contrary to section 39 of ......
  • With Fraud Against UK Businesses at Epidemic Levels, Businesses Need to Know How to Protect Themselves
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    Fraud has reached epidemic levels in the UK and should be seen as a national security issue, says think tank the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in a paper published last week[1]. It is the ...
    ......With limited in person interaction due to the pandemic, and increasing levels of remote working, ...This outstrips 3.3 million theft offences against the person. See ONS, ‘Crime in England and Wales: Year Ending ......
  • Challenging the European Arrest Warrant
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    ...... for 32 specified categories of offences.1 As a result, the number of extradition requests ... to ascertain the identity of the arrested person and whether he/she consents to extradition, ... in the category 1 territory.5 The rule against double jeopardy which prevents the extradition of ......
  • Pensions Schemes Act – Why should UK insolvency practitioners be concerned?
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    The Pensions Schemes Act received Royal Assent yesterday (11 February). For those involved in restructuring it is important to be aware that the Act introduces new offences, carrying hefty fines an...
    ...... to be aware that the Act introduces new offences, carrying hefty fines and the possibility of isonment that apply to “any person”.  Given the wide scope of the drafting the ......
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