Jump to content
Account Notice
  • To post a recruitment query in the "Recruitment Areas" or in the "Force Specific Areas" you will require a Recruitment Pass or a Membership Package. Click HERE to read more.
  • Your Account Is Currently Limited
Madden96

If "A" was to provoke "B" to assault "A" via verbal abuse (arguing), will "B" still be prosecuted for assaulting "A"? (Scots Law)

Recommended Posts

Madden96

I'm trying to get to grips with the law on assault. Through internet research assault has many different meanings. One of the one's that contradict on the internet is provocative behaviour that leads to assault. So, if anyone could answer using the previous example then it could help me understand the law on assault through provocative behaviour (verbal abuse, arguing) a bit more clearly.

Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


Madden96

I'm trying to get to grips with the law on assault. Through internet research assault has many different meanings. One of the one's that contradict on the internet is provocative behaviour that leads to assault. So, if anyone could answer using the previous example then it could help me understand the law on assault through provocative behaviour (verbal abuse, arguing) a bit more clearly.

Thanks.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Dan!Dan!Dan!
If "A" was to provoke "B" to assault "A" via verbal abuse (arguing), will "B" still be prosecuted for assaulting "A"?

Yes.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Dan!Dan!Dan!
If "A" was to provoke "B" to assault "A" via verbal abuse (arguing), will "B" still be prosecuted for assaulting "A"?

Yes.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


Dan!Dan!Dan!

Through internet research assault has many different meanings.

But you should only refer to the Scots Law definition surely.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Dan!Dan!Dan!

Through internet research assault has many different meanings.

But you should only refer to the Scots Law definition surely.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


stimar

Yes, but may used as mitigation by the defense.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

stimar

Yes, but may used as mitigation by the defense.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites


Dan!Dan!Dan!

Defence?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Dan!Dan!Dan!

Defence?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


Madden96

Through internet research assault has many different meanings.

But you should only refer to the Scots Law definition surely.

A lot of websites I came across were claiming to hold the Scots Law definition, they were all saying different things near enough.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Madden96

Through internet research assault has many different meanings.

But you should only refer to the Scots Law definition surely.

A lot of websites I came across were claiming to hold the Scots Law definition, they were all saying different things near enough.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


Dan!Dan!Dan!

From memory it is an attack on the person of another whether or not actual injury is inflicted or not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements

Dan!Dan!Dan!

From memory it is an attack on the person of another whether or not actual injury is inflicted or not.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Member Achievements


Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

About us

Police Community was originally founded in 2014 by two serving Police Officers.

In 2016 it was incorporated as a limited company called RAW Digital Media Limited and then purchased 3 other forums; Police Specials, UK Police Online and Police UK to form the largest policing discussion forum network in the UK. In 2019 the decision was taken to merge all four forums into this main form of www.police.community

Get in touch

Twitter

Facebook

    Meet The Team

  • Chief Bakes
    Chief Bakes Management
  • Chief Rat
    Chief Rat Management
  • Chief Cheetah
    Chief Cheetah Management
  • Rocket
    Rocket Global Moderators
  • David
    David Global Moderators
  • Fedster
    Fedster Global Moderators
  • Devil
    Devil Global Moderators
  • MindTheGap
    MindTheGap Global Moderators
  • blakey
    blakey Global Moderators
  • Techie1
    Techie1 Global Moderators
  • Sir Penguin
    Sir Penguin Global Moderators
  • PCW
    PCW Global Moderators
  • Hoofing
    Hoofing Global Moderators
  • XA84
    XA84 Global Moderators
  • Remmy
    Remmy Global Moderators
  • job_done
    job_done Global Moderators
  • Sapor62
    Sapor62 Global Moderators
×
×
  • Create New...