actus reus

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what is the actus reus?
the guilty act of a crime
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it can be an act but also an...
omission
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the act must be done...
voluntarily
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Hill v Baxter
if a swarm of bees causes driver to lose control of vehicle, not liable for accident
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what is an omission?
a failure to act where there was a duty to act
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duty from contract case
r v Pittwood (Train crossing)
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duty from statute
road traffic act 1988
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omission

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it can be an act but also an...

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voluntarily

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if a swarm of bees causes driver to lose control of vehicle, not liable for accident

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a failure to act where there was a duty to act

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