Actus Reus & Mens Rea.
- The physical element of a crime.
- Split into 4 main parts.
- A voluntary act/omission (HILL V BAXTER).
- Not liable for true omissions but are for continuing acts.
- We are liable under english law for a contractual duty - (R V PITWOOD).
- Duty as a carer (R V STONE&DOBINSON).
- Creating a dangerous situation (R V MILLER).
- Causation - must be the factual and legal cause.
- factual causation is
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