Arson

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  • Created on: 14-03-18 20:41
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  • Arson (S1(3) CD Act 1971)
    • The basic offence of criminal damage but done by fire
    • Aggravated arson means the prosecution must prove that D intended or was reckless as to whether life was endangered
    • Miller: an omission can amount to arson, where D accidentally started a fire but failed to try to prevent damage from that fire

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