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2. What is the standard of proof needed in criminal cases?

  • On the balance of doubt
  • Beyond all doubt
  • Beyond reasonable doubt
  • On the balance of probabilities

3. What is double liability?

  • Where one action is in breach of two types of law
  • Where one action affects two people
  • Where two actions are prosecuted in the same court
  • Where two actions are in breach of one law

4. Who starts a criminal trial?

  • The State, usually through the CPS
  • The victims of crime
  • The State, never through the CPS
  • The CPS alone

5. What is the purpose of Criminal Law?

  • To punish offenders, protect society and reduce nationwide crime levels
  • To maintain law and order, punish offenders and protect society
  • To maintain law and order, punish offenders and uphold individual's rights
  • To maintain law and order, protect society and compensate individuals


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