actus reus

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  • Created on: 29-01-21 11:51
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  • actus Reus
    • conduct crimes
      • i.e. driving under the influence
      • conduct crimes are those where the actus reus is prohibited conduct itself
    • consequences crimes
      • i.e. bodily harm
      • the actus Reus must also result in a consequence
    • state of affairs
      • for which the defendant is responsible
      • i.e. having a weapon in an public place
      • R V Larsonneur (1993)
    • voluntary
      • the act or omission must be voluntary on the part of the defendant


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