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Mens Rea-

Mens Rea is the mental element of an offence an each offence has its own Mens Rea. The only
exceptions of Mens Rea are offences of strict liability. These are an exception because they do not
require proof of the mental element where there has been an Actus…

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through the case of Latimer. However transferred malice can only be used in terms of people and not
with animals or property which can be seen through the case of R v Pembliton.

Continuing act-

In situations where the Actus Reus comes first, the courts apply the `Continuing Act', where…


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