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2. The ruling in the case Dietschmann tells us what?

  • For diminished responsibility with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied
  • For loss of control with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied
  • Diminished responsibility cannot be relied upon if intoxication is involved
  • None of these answers

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

  • A dangerous, unlawful act which causes death
  • An unlawful act which causes death
  • A dangerous act which causes death
  • Death caused by an unlawful act

4. What is the maximum custodial sentence for voluntary manslaughter?

  • 50 years
  • 25 years
  • Discretionary life sentence
  • Mandatory life sentence

5. Was the D in R vs. Ahluwalia successful in relying upon their special defence?

  • No
  • Yes

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