Common Assault

By Doogue + George Criminal Defence Lawyers

The charge of Common Assault will be heard in the Magistrates Court. The charge is defined under Section 23 of the Crimes Act 1958.

The maximum penalty common assault is 3 months imprisonment, therefore it is lowest on the scale of assault charges.

To prove this charge it must be shown that you unlawfully assaulted or beat another person.


To read further information about this charge click on the following link Common assault.


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