TITLE

The Limits of Consent and the Law of Assault

AUTHOR(S)
Stewart, Hamish
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence;Jan2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p205
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the limitations of consent and the law of assault. In positive law, consent is described as a defence to a given offence only if non-consent is an offence element or consent is an element of an applicable defence. It also discusses the role of consent in criminal law by treating it as a part of legal system that is intended not to promote any particular purpose but to regulate the interactions of purposive, free, and juridically equal persons.
ACCESSION #
59806648

 

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