Any act which intentionally or recklessly, causes another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful personal violence.
1.1 Actus Reus
Causing another person to apprehend immediate and unlawful personal violence.
1.2 Mens Rea
The defendant must INTEND to cause the victim to apprehend immediate and unlawful personal violence or be Reckless as to whether such apprehension be caused.
The infliction of the violence intentionally or recklessly.
2.1 Actus Reus
The infliction of unlawful personal violence on the victim.
2.2 Mens Rea
Intentionally or Recklessly inflict the unlawful violence.
3 Assault occasioning actual bodily harm s.47 of the OAPA
Any assault occasioning actual bodily harm.
3.1 Actus Reus
An assault, which occasions (causes), actual bodily harm.
3.2 Mens Rea
Intention or Recklessness.
4 Wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm (s.20 of the OAPA 1861
Unlawfully and maliciously wound or inflict any grievous bodily harm upon any other person.
4.1 Actus reus
To wound or inflict grievous bodily harm.
4.2 Mens Rea
Maliciously wounding or inflicting grievous bodily harm. (maliciously denotes two alternative mens rea states: (i) Intention and (ii) Subjective recklessness.
5 Wounding or causing grievous bodily harm with intent (s.18 of the OAPA 1861
Whoever shall unlawfully and maliciously by any means whatsoever wound or cause any grievous bodily harm to any person... with intent...to do some...grievous bodily harm to any person, or with the intent to resist or prevent the lawful apprehension or detainer of any person,
5.1 Actus Reus
Wound, or to cause grievous bodily harm.
5.2 Mens Rea
Maliciously wound or cause grievous bodily harm.
Intend either grievous bodily harm, or to resist or prevent the lawful apprehension or detainer of any person.
The prosecution must always establish one of these ulterior intents.