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Offences Against The Person

Offences Against The Person

Offences against the person can include;

• Assault (State of Common Law)
• Assault With A Weapon
• Assault By Kicking
• Recklessly Causing Injury
• Intentionally Causing Injury
• Affray
• Recklessly Causing Serious Injury
• Intentionally Causing Serious Injury (including in circumstances of gross violence)
• Negligently Cause serious Injury
• Intentionally Causing A Very Serious Disease
• Threat to Kill/Threat To Inflict Serious Injury
• Stalking
• Conduct Endangering Life/Serious Injury
• Extortion
• Kidnapping/ False Imprisonment
• Armed Robbery/Robbery (Inc. Attempts)

The penalty for each offence outlined above varies from case to case. For example the penalty for assault can be anything from a fine to a community correction order or even a sentence of imprisonment. If you are to be or have been interviewed or charged in relation to an offence against the person it is vital that you get the best advice as early as possible in order to get the best possible outcome.