ASSAULT

Assault

Simmonds+Partners Defence has extensive experience in defending assault charges.

Assault Defined

A person commits an assault when

(a) without the consent of another person, he applies force intentionally to that other person, directly or indirectly; threats or fear of the application of force to the complainant or to a person other than the complainant

(b) he attempts or threatens, by an act or a gesture, to apply force to another person, if he has, or causes that other person to believe on reasonable grounds that he has, present ability to effect his purpose; or

(c) while openly wearing or carrying a weapon or an imitation thereof, he accosts or impedes another person or begs.

Criminal Defense for Assault Charges in Newfoundland and Labrador

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Canadian Criminal Code Definition

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