In New South Wales various assault offences are set out in the Crimes Act 1900.

An assault can consist of an act that causes another person to fear immediate and unlawful apprehension of force, even where there is no physical contact.

Assault offences in New South Wales include:

The defences that may be raised against an assault charge include:

  • Lawful Excuse
  • Consent Defence
  • Lawful Chastisement
  • Self-Defence

If you have been charged with an assault offence, call Karnib & Co Lawyers at any time on 0450503696 or email us on [email protected] to arrange a free consultation. For those who are unable to attend our offices, we offer conferences by telephone, Skype, Zoom and FaceTime anywhere around the world.