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Actual bodily harm

An injury (such as a bruise or abrasion) which interferes with the victim’s comfort or health, is more than trivial, but is not necessarily permanent or serious. May include psychiatric harm provided that this is more serious than distress, anxiety, panic, or fear.

Explanation attempts (235)

29 Oct 2012 12:19
quote an action that has resulted in a person's body being altered in some way without their consent or against their will. Scratches, cuts, bruises, etc. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:33
quote The use of physical contact by one or more persons to intentionally or unintentionally cause pain or damage to another person's body. unquote
29 Oct 2012 18:46
quote Actual body harm is a offence of aggravated assault inflicted by someone. unquote
29 Oct 2012 21:29
quote the victim has been physically hurt by the perpetrator who has left the victim with bruises/breaks/cuts unquote
30 Oct 2012 16:44
quote tTo physically injure a person. unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:13
quote It is when a person actually harms another person, but it is not serious enough to be considered severe. unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:20
quote When you intentionally hurt someone physically unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:29
quote Any form of violence against another person that leaves any visible sign on the other person's body unquote
30 Oct 2012 17:33
quote attacking someone and causing physical injuries unquote
30 Oct 2012 19:11
quote Injury to another person through intention or fault or consequence of action. unquote
30 Oct 2012 22:46
quote This means that someone has been hurt by someone else and physical damage has happened. unquote
31 Oct 2012 12:36
quote someone has hurt another person unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:18
quote Obvious harm has been inflicted on another person by the person in question. Usually during assault. unquote
31 Oct 2012 15:42
quote causing physical harm to some one, resulting in injuries to them. unquote
31 Oct 2012 20:21
quote actual bodily harm is where someone has physically assaulted another person causing minor injury unquote
1 Nov 2012 13:14
quote When one person deliberately causes an injury to another by a deliberate act of violence or agression without using an implement or weapon. unquote
1 Nov 2012 21:22
quote Hurting another person in some way that is not life threatening. The severirty is such that it would lead to police action. unquote
20 Nov 2012 23:58
quote An act of a criminal nature whereby someone injures some one else either with intent or unintentionally unquote
21 Nov 2012 06:56
quote Is where a person has been violated by another by causing minor injuries such as bruising, cuts, etc whether there was an intent to harm or not. unquote
21 Nov 2012 08:22
quote Serious injury sustained by a person. unquote
21 Nov 2012 09:34
quote Intentionally hurting or injuring someone, but not life threatening unquote
21 Nov 2012 10:26
quote Attacking a person so that it leaves visible damage such as a bruise or cut, but not as severe as a broken bone. unquote
12 Nov 2013 09:48
quote Never seen this term before. I assume it's a step down from GBH and a step up from common assault but can't be sure. unquote
14 Nov 2013 18:05
quote any injury to the body e.g. broken bones unquote
14 Nov 2013 21:37
quote Actual bodily harm is a term for when a person is harmed in some way - relating to a charge of violence. unquote
14 Nov 2013 22:36
quote Causing physical harm to an individual with intent unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:04
quote someone has inflicted a dangerous amount of pain on someone and injured them, but not to the point of life-threatening unquote
14 Nov 2013 23:59
quote The visible physical result of an attack by another human being e.g. a bruise, a broken bone etc. unquote
15 Nov 2013 12:21
quote Causing the victim to be in any discomfort whether it be physical or emotional. The person inducing the discomfort must have malicious intentions for it to be classed as actual bodily harm. unquote
15 Nov 2013 19:25
quote Physical injury imposed on one individual by another unquote
15 Nov 2013 21:51
quote physically hurt another person unquote
15 Nov 2013 22:48
quote Physical injury inflicted on someone unquote
16 Nov 2013 21:25
quote That the offence committed has actually resulted in physical harm to the person. unquote
17 Nov 2013 09:36
quote The harm inflicted on a person whivh results in actual damage to yheir physical health. unquote
17 Nov 2013 12:58
quote Causing non life threatening injury with intent. unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:33
quote Intended to hurt another person unquote
17 Nov 2013 18:59
quote noticeable harm to the body, rather than verbal which has been inflicted by someone else. Degree of harm less than grevious unquote
17 Nov 2013 19:56
quote Bodily harm is where you attempt to injure yourself using a device. Actual bodily harm therefore is geniunely harming yourself using the device. unquote
17 Nov 2013 20:08
quote Physical harm has been carried out to an individual. unquote
17 Nov 2013 23:38
quote hitting or injuring someone on purpose unquote
18 Nov 2013 18:24
quote actively hurting someone and causing pain or visible marks unquote
18 Nov 2013 18:30
quote physically hurting or damaging someone in an aggressive manner that causes harm to there body. Normally leaving marks and bruising unquote
18 Nov 2013 19:52
quote When an individual has physically assaulted another individual resulting in obvious harmful physical injuries unquote
18 Nov 2013 20:50
quote harm caused by a perpetrator physically onto the victim. The extent of this harm however is unknown, but less than grievious unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:06
quote Damage has been inflicted to a victim unquote
19 Nov 2013 09:56
quote Bodily harm with intent. unquote
29 Oct 2014 11:32
quote Causing physical harm and injury, not as serious as GBH unquote
29 Oct 2014 14:36
quote Injuries caused by deliberate action by another individual. unquote
29 Oct 2014 18:31
quote When a person hurts another person causing some kind of injury. unquote
31 Oct 2014 14:49
quote A victim has recieved physical injuries to thier person as the result of an assault by an assailant unquote
3 Nov 2014 17:22
quote When there is physical evidence of trauma to the body. unquote
3 Nov 2014 19:53
quote Where someone has beaten someone. unquote
4 Nov 2014 12:49
quote Actual bodily harm is when you are harmed by another person and it has left lasting affects unquote
4 Nov 2014 19:25
quote Actual bodily harm means, when some one set out to deliberately fiscally harm some one. unquote
5 Nov 2014 12:51
quote Injuring someone to the extent they have bruising or marks on their skin but not broken bones unquote
5 Nov 2014 13:39
quote As in stabbing or something you can see on the skin, not mental harm or otherwise unquote
5 Nov 2014 14:14
quote Inflict serious injury to the victim's person (not trivial scratch/bruise) unquote
5 Nov 2014 16:33
quote Causing injury to another persons body with physical consequences unquote
5 Nov 2014 16:40
quote PHYSICAL DAMAGE TO AN INDIVIDUAL WITHOUT THEIR PERMISSION unquote
5 Nov 2014 21:40
quote when someone has physically marked a second party intentionally unquote
6 Nov 2014 13:30
quote Actual bodily harm is causing injury to another person by your direct actions. You have intention to harm them too. unquote
6 Nov 2014 16:49
quote When one person physically harms another with intent but without pre-meditation. unquote
7 Nov 2014 13:33
quote When physical harm is caused to a victim unquote
7 Nov 2014 13:53
quote by causing physical harm injury to a person or persons unquote
7 Nov 2014 17:35
quote Physical wounding of the body that can be evidenced with pictures or by a medical professional unquote
7 Nov 2014 18:49
quote A person has deliberately injured another person. unquote
7 Nov 2014 20:39
quote The person has physically hurt another person, rather then just intended to hurt them. unquote
7 Nov 2014 21:08
quote Injury to a person which is proved to have happened unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:02
quote Physically harming a person or yourself unquote
8 Nov 2014 17:48
quote When someone has caused an ailment to another person - however it is only minor. unquote
8 Nov 2014 22:45
quote Worse than GBH. It's where you go to jail for the crime you've comitted which you intentially meant to do unquote
9 Nov 2014 15:55
quote Any bodily harm that can be identified like a bruise or a cut unquote
9 Nov 2014 17:37
quote Injury that isn't as serious as grievous body harm (broken bones, paralysis). Bruising and minor cuts and bruises is actual body harm unquote
9 Nov 2014 23:18
quote physical injury that has been caused to a person by another person - not sure if it means it was done on purpose unquote
10 Nov 2014 10:22
quote when a victim suffers physical harm to their body/person by a third party aggressor unquote
10 Nov 2014 10:36
quote Somebody physically hurting or injuring someone else unquote
10 Nov 2014 15:41
quote When someone has sustained injuries as a consequence of an assault unquote
10 Nov 2014 18:32
quote My meaning of this term would be that one person causes injury or worse to another unquote
10 Nov 2014 19:00
quote Inflicting physical harm to someone unquote
10 Nov 2014 19:39
quote Physically attacking another person causing injury to them unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:23
quote To harm someone/ something by physically hitting, punching, using objects to harm another. unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:40
quote This means that something has happened to a person that has caused some form of physical injury. unquote
10 Nov 2014 20:53
quote Physical body harm unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:27
quote Means that someone has been harmed physically. unquote
10 Nov 2014 21:30
quote Harm done to the body such as bruises an cuts unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:06
quote When cuts and bruises appear to have hurt a person unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:07
quote Any physical damage done to someone. unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:28
quote To cause physical pain to another, an assault resulting in an injury unquote
10 Nov 2014 22:42
quote This is where somebody has been attacked and an injury has occured resulting in broken skin or bones which may or may not cause blood loss. unquote
11 Nov 2014 00:01
quote When someone has received or caused harm to someone's body wether it be physical or sexual. unquote
11 Nov 2014 02:10
quote When someone causes you physical harm. They come into contact with your body and it is harmful. unquote
11 Nov 2014 10:54
quote Physical harm that has been inflicted/received, broken bones, swelling, bruising etc. This would have been inflicted by one person on another unquote
11 Nov 2014 11:15
quote physical harm arm done to you by someone else. unquote
11 Nov 2014 11:34
quote visible wounds left from violent conduct unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:05
quote Physically but not emotionally hurting or damaging someone with either temporary or permanent affects. unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:46
quote it has to do with being involved in aggressive physical contact with someone but notnas serious as assult... unquote
11 Nov 2014 12:55
quote Causing physical harm that can be identified on another person unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:13
quote Causing bodily harm to another person such as bruising or broken bones through your actions unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:15
quote Where someone has physically harmed someone unquote
11 Nov 2014 13:32
quote Physically assaulting someone unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:22
quote Committing a violent act which resulted in physical harm to the person unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:42
quote To harm or injure someone/something by physically using your body. unquote
11 Nov 2014 14:58
quote Harm caused to a person which leaves susbstantial damage and requires light medical care unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:04
quote When a person suffers a severe injury at the hands of another person. unquote
11 Nov 2014 15:09
quote Were somebody has committed a crime were they have caused bodily trauma to another person. It is a serious offense and deserves a prison sentence. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:09
quote Actual bodily harm means that you have assaulted someone and caused them physical harm, but not grievously. unquote
11 Nov 2014 16:33
quote causing physical damage to a person unquote
11 Nov 2014 19:48
quote ABH - an assault that leads to injuries resulting in hospitalisation unquote
12 Nov 2014 21:04
quote A significant level of harm or injury that a person suffers to the body and that a reasonable person would consider to be significant. unquote
12 Nov 2014 21:11
quote A slap, punch, kick or form where you hurt someone. This is a criminal offense and would lead being taken to court. unquote
17 Nov 2014 23:00
quote Physical harm to an individual, can be sexual unquote
27 Oct 2015 21:35
quote physical harm/ injury to an individuals body unquote
4 Nov 2015 17:59
quote Causing damage or injury to the the body of another through violence. unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:02
quote Inflicted injury on another person unquote
4 Nov 2015 18:19
quote Actual bodily harm is when there is obvious markings (bruises/cuts) on the victims body and is a type of abuse similar to Grevious Bodily Harm unquote
4 Nov 2015 20:55
quote Violence has occurred which has resulted in injuries to the person attacked. unquote
5 Nov 2015 18:32
quote Intentional harm caused by inflicting injury unquote
5 Nov 2015 20:09
quote When someone is accused of causing someone else's body injury to the degree that they are at risk of loss of life? maybe when it's not an accident? unquote
6 Nov 2015 07:52
quote A charge of assault upon a person causing physical injury of a relatively minor nature unquote
6 Nov 2015 21:07
quote Anything causing physical injuries unquote
6 Nov 2015 22:06
quote Inflicting damage to the body which is causes visible harm i.e bruising or cuts but does not break bones. unquote
9 Nov 2015 22:35
quote Inflicting pain / harming someone in an act of violence unquote
10 Nov 2015 09:39
quote Intent to cause harm to a person and doing so. Leaving the person with injuries such as severe cuts and bruises, broken bones or broken teeth for example. unquote
10 Nov 2015 13:06
quote An injury which has left a person with visible damage pain or restriction of movement as a result of an attack of some sort unquote
10 Nov 2015 21:31
quote When a person knowingly harms another person unquote
10 Nov 2015 21:50
quote When you seriously injure someone with the use of a weapon unquote
10 Nov 2015 22:24
quote Physically harming someone with intent unquote
12 Nov 2015 19:56
quote Used to describe an act of violence that has caused physical harm to someone else resulting in injury to that person unquote
16 Nov 2015 14:31
quote An offence that has resulted in physical damage to the body unquote
16 Nov 2015 17:42
quote A person has been physically assaulted by another person which has left the victim with injuries. Used when a person is arrested or convicted of assaulting another unquote
16 Nov 2015 17:43
quote Actual bodily harm is an assault on a person which results in physical injury. unquote
16 Nov 2015 23:42
quote A deliberate and previously meditated physical abuse of the body, by the means of violence and aggression. unquote
17 Nov 2015 10:56
quote Where someone purposefully inflicted injuries onto another with intent to cause pain and harm etc., and where the injuries were significant and not accidental. unquote
17 Nov 2015 20:44
quote When you have injured another party. unquote
17 Nov 2015 22:04
quote Injury caused by one person or persons on another by aggressive physical contact possibly with some kind of weapon. unquote
18 Nov 2015 13:52
quote Actually causing bodily harm unquote
18 Nov 2015 14:02
quote A form of violent attack that has led to injuries but not as sever as Grievous Bodily harm unquote
18 Nov 2015 17:45
quote Physically hurting someone with force unquote
18 Nov 2015 20:51
quote Impact injury on the body, through blunt force or otherwise. unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:33
quote Whereby someone physically assaults a person, which does not necessarily mean it would be significantly violent. unquote
19 Nov 2015 13:36
quote Physical damage to a person unquote
19 Nov 2015 14:10
quote Harm caused to someone in an assault etc. unquote
19 Nov 2015 21:45
quote Actual bodily harm is a conviction meaning that a person has not just intended to but succeeded in causing harm (injury) to another person. unquote
19 Nov 2015 22:16
quote When somebody is assaulted physically. unquote
19 Nov 2015 23:00
quote Injury inflicted on a person purposely by another. The injury is considered minor in comparison to grievous bodily harm. unquote
20 Nov 2015 11:07
quote physical personal damage distinguishing a charge from assault, which may not inflict damage unquote
20 Nov 2015 17:20
quote Where someone was physically harmed, not just in danger of being harmed unquote
20 Nov 2015 18:38
quote The intentional application of unlawful force that results in bodily harm, roughly to the degree of a bruise or minor cut. unquote
20 Nov 2015 19:34
quote When someone has been cut or bruised unquote
21 Nov 2015 10:25
quote Injury caused by another deliberately unquote
21 Nov 2015 11:33
quote Visible evidence to the person eg bruises, cuts unquote
21 Nov 2015 17:59
quote Statutory aggricated assault unquote
21 Nov 2015 18:50
quote I assume that this is related to GBH in some way. I would guess that the difference is that ABH is that it is not as serious as GBH. unquote
21 Nov 2015 19:06
quote Physical harm to a person unquote
21 Nov 2015 20:27
quote Observable injury to anouther person. For instance bruises or scratches. unquote
22 Nov 2015 00:43
quote Any form of physical violence unquote
22 Nov 2015 12:05
quote the physical injury sustained by a victim unquote
22 Nov 2015 14:31
quote Physical damage to a being unquote
22 Nov 2015 16:43
quote Someone who physically abuses/ hurts someone in a violent way. unquote
22 Nov 2015 18:13
quote Breaking of the skin or bruising, visible damage to the body either with eyes or x Ray/scans unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:23
quote Hurting someone physically unquote
22 Nov 2015 20:47
quote harm that has been inflicted on another, either intentionally or negligently. unquote
22 Nov 2015 21:19
quote Actual bodily harm is the term used to describe an offence when somebody causes injury to another person. unquote
23 Nov 2015 00:12
quote hurting someone badly like breaking their leg unquote
23 Nov 2015 01:11
quote Assault to a person lesser than grevious unquote
23 Nov 2015 08:38
quote When you hit or beat someone and cause them harm unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:12
quote An assault which resulted in significant injury to the victims body like a broken leg unquote
23 Nov 2015 09:31
quote Physical bodily harm that has caused damage to the body, as opposed to mentally. unquote
23 Nov 2015 11:55
quote when someone causes physical damage to someone elses body unquote
23 Nov 2015 11:57
quote an attack on a person unquote
23 Nov 2015 12:43
quote Physical damaged caused by an individual to another individual with intent to harm. unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:29
quote Physical damage caused by an assualt unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:51
quote A case where someone is being accused of a crime. unquote
23 Nov 2015 14:53
quote A case where someone is being accused of a crime. unquote
6 Dec 2015 10:15
quote This is where someone has been injured by a third party during a fight/disturbance. unquote
15 Jul 2016 13:59
quote a statutory offence in nature of aggravated hurt unquote
8 Nov 2016 14:54
quote Causing harm through physical contact to the skin. marks, bruises, cuts etc unquote
8 Nov 2016 17:38
quote Assuming this is similar to Grievous Bodily Harm, but less severe. A type of offence. unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:14
quote Being physically marked or hamred by something or someone unquote
8 Nov 2016 20:55
quote Making physical contact on an abusive level towards someone, could be done accidentally I.e under the influence of alcohol, but could be domestic aswell unquote
8 Nov 2016 21:14
quote When a person is Injured by another person. unquote
8 Nov 2016 23:03
quote When a person has assaulted another person causing injury. A more 'minor' injury not having caused the person serious medical problems. unquote
8 Nov 2016 23:18
quote Harming someone but not killing them from it. Lower setences for it than GBH unquote
9 Nov 2016 08:51
quote This is when someone has either hurt themselves or been hurt causing harm to the body. unquote
9 Nov 2016 14:19
quote Where some physical suffering is inflicted unquote
9 Nov 2016 15:26
quote If someone has been attached and has suffered an injury as a result; eg; cuts, bruises, broken bones unquote
9 Nov 2016 20:16
quote Bruised or injured unquote
9 Nov 2016 20:56
quote Causing physical harm to self or someone else unquote
9 Nov 2016 21:20
quote To hurt someone unquote
9 Nov 2016 22:34
quote This is the term used to charge an offeneder when the victim has been phyiscally attacked / harmed and shows signs ie brusing, unquote
10 Nov 2016 09:57
quote Assault causing harm to another person unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:44
quote Where there is clear evidence that physical abuse has been committed and can be proven. unquote
10 Nov 2016 10:58
quote Assault - physical harm inflicted on another person, by another person unquote
10 Nov 2016 12:24
quote is this gbh ? Is it worst because it actually harms you. unquote
11 Nov 2016 10:56
quote Some sort of physical assault unquote
11 Nov 2016 13:57
quote Causing a minor injury by assault? Not as serious as Grievous Bodily Harm? unquote
11 Nov 2016 18:42
quote Injuring someone physically. unquote
11 Nov 2016 21:18
quote An action has been carried out to physically hurt an individual unquote
13 Nov 2016 14:41
quote A weaker version of 'GBH' for example a minor injury unquote
13 Nov 2016 16:32
quote Causing injury or harm to someone unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:15
quote This is a description of the level of harm that an individual has inflicted on a victim. unquote
13 Nov 2016 17:45
quote Means physical harm that can be measured , compared and/or assessed as a change in physical and/or cosmetic change to the inflicted unquote
13 Nov 2016 18:18
quote Hurting someone with intent unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:20
quote Inflicting a wound on another person that is visible. unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:30
quote Wounds. unquote
13 Nov 2016 19:46
quote To have caused physical harm to someone directly and purposefully. unquote
13 Nov 2016 22:03
quote An act towards a 3rd person(s) which results in physical harm. It may not be premeditated and could even have been an accident but the result is the same. unquote
14 Nov 2016 12:52
quote When someone has caused you physical damage to you(not just from falling over yourself or something), and it is enough to restrict part of your life in some way. So not just a paper cut. unquote
14 Nov 2016 12:59
quote Where actual bodily harm is committed. Where the victim is physically hurt. unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:51
quote When the tissues of the bodies have been harmed. Doesn't have to mean blood shed, but some kind of breach of the body unquote
14 Nov 2016 13:52
quote Hurting someone physically unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:00
quote Where a person's body is hurt, touched or engaged with in an inappropriate manner that may cause discomfort/pain. unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:01
quote The use of physical aggression with hands or objects that has caused bruising, swelling, cuts or breakage of bones/teeth. unquote
14 Nov 2016 14:20
quote Injury by one person against another person resulting in physical damage unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:08
quote Hurting somebody physically unquote
14 Nov 2016 17:22
quote Hurting oneself unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:01
quote Striking someone intentially unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:21
quote Serious but not life threatening injuries inflicted unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:30
quote some sort of contact i.e. physical punch/ hair pull unquote
14 Nov 2016 19:47
quote Causing harm to someone else purposely unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:08
quote Real visible damage to a part of the human body unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:40
quote Causing bodily harm but no serious unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:51
quote Physically hurting someone but not life threatening unquote
14 Nov 2016 20:52
quote Often referred to as ABH, this is a lesser offence than GBH unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:02
quote When someone inflicts physical harm on another person causing injury unquote
14 Nov 2016 21:17
quote Deliberate harming of another person unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:13
quote An assualt of a physical nature that involves harm to a persons body. This harm might leave a mark on someones body such as a bruise, cut etc. which will heal. unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:14
quote Physically hurting someone with intent unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:20
quote When you cause physical harm to someone but it doesn't break the skin unquote
14 Nov 2016 22:25
quote ADH is the act of leaving marks on the body of somebody and is a criminal offence, could range from bruising all the way up to stabbing. unquote
14 Nov 2016 23:51
quote Damage caused to the body unquote
15 Nov 2016 10:24
quote Not just an attempt to hurt someone, but genuinely causing harm unquote
15 Nov 2016 11:51
quote When someone hurts someone else and it is visible for example broken bones or bruises. unquote
15 Nov 2016 12:25
quote ABH is common sentance for assualt on another person unquote
15 Nov 2016 23:06
quote Incident where someone has caused harm to someone, such as breaking someone's nose would be actual bodily harm unquote

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