Most criminal law practitioners would agree that the definition of "assault" under section 265 of the Criminal Code of Canada is very broad:
265. (1) A person commits an assault when
In certain cases, the accused may receive clemency from a Crown Attorney and the Court in the form of a "peace bond", under section 810 of the Criminal Code of Canada. This option is not available for every case, or to all accused.
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