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  • Attempts
    • s1(1) of  Criminal Attempts Act 1981
      • "a person does an act which is more than merely preparatory to commission of offence"
    • more than merely preparatory for the main crime
      • Attorney-General's ref (no 1 of 1992) 1993
        • D need not have performed last act before proper act
      • Gullefer (1987)
        • more than preparatory= D must have gone beyond preparatory acts and embarked on the crime proper
      • Geddes (1996)
        • CA held when merely preparatory acts end this is now an attempt
          • Boyle and Boyle (1987)
            • Jones (1990)
              • D had gone beyond merely preparatory.
                • Boyle and Boyle (1987)
                  • Jones (1990)
                    • D had gone beyond merely preparatory.
            • Campbell(1990)
      • D must have same intention for full offence.
        • Easom(1971)
          • If it cant be proved D had intention then they are not guilty.
            • Husseyn (1977)
        • Recklessness is not suffienct for D to be guilty of attempt
          • Millard and Vernon (1987)
          • Recklessnessas to one part of the offence can be suffient
            • Attorney-general's Ref (No 3 of 1992) (1994)
        • Attempting the impossible can make D guilty.
          • Anderton v Ryan (1985)
          • Shivpuri (1986)

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