Common Assault

A common assault offence may be laid against somebody in circumstances where somebody has threatened the use of force against another (and had the means to carry out that force), or in circumstances where a physical act against somebody has resulted in the victim suffering pain or discomfort. There need not be an identifiable visible injury sustained by the victim for this offence to be satisfied, and this offence is regarded as the least-serious of the offences categorised under the assault umbrella.

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