Voluntarily Causing Hurt, Part II

As mentioned in “What is Voluntarily Causing Hurt: Part I,” the element of intention or knowledge that it is likely to cause hurt or grievous hurt must be present in order to be charged under this section. However, it is possible for a situation to arise where the offender has neither the intention or the […]

Voluntarily Causing Hurt, Part I

Voluntarily causing hurt cases often appear in the newspapers in Singapore and lies along a wide spectrum with regards to the nature and harm of the hurt inflicted. Given the myriad of circumstances that form voluntarily causing hurt cases, it is hard to predict the consequent punishment. However, it is certain that the Court considers […]