Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 20 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court

Maurice Kay J

Representation Richard Hearnden (instructed by Alistair Meldrum & Co) for the defendant.
  Patrick Fields of the Crown Prosecution Service, St Albans for the DPP.
Judgment Dates: 4 February 2003


Criminal law - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm - Momentary loss of consciousness - s 47.

The Case

On an appeal by way of case stated, the court ruled that a momentary loss of consciousness was sufficient to make out an assault occasioning actual bodily harm contrary to s47 of the .

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