Regina v Hichens – WLR Daily

Posted June 16th, 2011 in assault, defences, law reports, self-defence, third parties by sally

Regina v Hichens [2011] WLR (D) 193

“On a charge of common assault the defence that the action was taken by way of self-defence to prevent a person from committing a crime or a breach of the peace was available even if the act of violence was not against the person concerned but was against an innocent third party.”

WLR Daily, 14th June 2011


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