AQA A2 LAW03 - Murder, Special Defences + Involuntary Manslaughter

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1. What is the actus reus for unlawful act manslaughter?

  • A dangerous act which causes death
  • Death caused by an unlawful act
  • A dangerous, unlawful act which causes death
  • An unlawful act which causes death
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2. s.54(4) CJA 2009 tells us that a D cannot rely on loss of control if there is...?

  • A separate criminal act
  • A planned course of action
  • A considered desire for revenge
  • The presence of intoxication

3. The special defence of diminished responsibility originally came from s.2 of the Homicide Act 1957. Which legislation is the defence currently set out under?

  • s.52 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
  • s.52 Criminal Justice Act 2003
  • s.52 Criminal Justice Act 2009
  • s.52 Offences Against the Person Act 1861

4. True or false: murder is limited to the intention to kill?

  • False
  • True

5. Loss of control is set out under which section of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

  • 56
  • 54
  • 53
  • 45


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