Assaults / Violence Offences – VIC
Welcome to the VIC Common Assault article page. Everything you need to know about Common Assault.
What the Law states according to VIC Law for Common Assault
Summary Offences Act 1966 – SECT 23
23. Common Assault
Any person who unlawfully assaults or beats another person shall be guilty of an offence. Penalty: 15 penalty units or imprisonment for three months.
The Maximum Penalty – Common Assault
According to VIC Law for the charge of Common assault, 3 months / 15 penalty units.
What the Police must prove according to VIC Law for Common Assault
The accused unlawfully assaulted or beat another person.
Street names for Common assault
Possible Defences Under VIC Law – Common Assault
(b) Factual dispute
(c) Identification dispute
(d) Lack of intent
(e) Mental impairment
In VIC, which court will hear the matter – Common Assault
Further law information can be found on Melbourne Criminal Lawyers site (click here).