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Kimber
valid consent negates the actus reus of the crime-there is no AR
B V DPP
approved of Kimber
Brown
consent does not negate AR but works in a similar way to duress

activities in the public interest can be consented to

there was no public interest in causing harm during sadomasochistic activity
Collins & Wilcock
we consent to contact in normal day to day activities
Burrell v Harmer
you cannot validly consent when you are too young to understand the nature of the act
Attorney Generals Reference no 6
it is not in the public interest that people should cause each other actual bodily harm for no reason
Participation in a dangerous exhibit,ear piercing, male circumcision and tattooing are good reasons
Wilson
D branding V at V's request was ok
Barnes
a person can consent to the risk of an accidental injury occurring during a properly conducted contact sport
Jones
persons can consent to the risk of harm in horseplay provided there is no intention of harm
Slingsby
where injury is caused during non s&m sexual activity and there is no aggressive intent, there is no liability
Meachen
in sex cases, P must show that D intended to cause some bodily harm, or caused such harm recklessly
Laskey
decision in Brown is justified on public health grounds
Emmett
during sex, if the realistic risk goes beyond transient injury, the issue of consent becomes immaterial
Richardson
suspended dentist case-an assault could only occur where consent was given in the mistaken belief the dentist was someone other than who he truly was
Tabassum
A woman who consented to the touching of her breasts, because she mistakenly believed the defendant was medically qualified, was only consenting to the nature of the act, not to its quality. In the absence of genuine consent the defendant would be guilty of indecent assault.
Dica
If v gives consent knowing of the d's condition, there is no liability, but if consent is in ignorance, guilt results-overruled Clarence