OFFENCES AGAINST THE PERSON
Offences against the person fall into a broad category of offences including (but not limited to):
Assault occasioning bodily harm;
Grievous Bodily Harm;
An Act or Omission Likely to Endanger Life, Health or Safety;
Threats to kill and threats to harm;
Deprivation of Liberty;
Obstructing Police; and
The majority of these offences are almost always of a serious nature and, if found guilty of such offending, may be likely to result in the imposition of an immediate term of imprisonment. In these circumstances, it is important to obtained experienced advice so that you understand your charges and your position at law.
For related information, see the article: Common Defences to Assault and Related Charges.