Assault as an example of a domestic offence – what qualifies?
Any unwanted contact between one person and another person is sufficient. In fact, there need not necessarily be contact so long as the person being assaulted perceives an imminent risk of such contact and the aggressor has the immediate capability of effecting that purpose. For instance, something as arguably minor as a wrist grab could constitute an assault. Of course, there are more serious kinds of assault. There is assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, and aggravated assault. There are also similar offences in the sexual assault context including sexual assault simpliciter, sexual assault causing bodily harm, sexual assault with a weapon, and aggravated sexual assault.