1. Can automatism be used as a defence if the external factor is self induced?
- Depends on severity of the crime
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2. Which case outlined that there must be a total lack of awareness?
- Attorney generals reference No.3 of 1992
- Attorney generals reference No.2 of 1992
3. In which case did the defendant attack a patient after being hypoglycaemic from an overdose of insulin?
- Kemp - Insanity
- Quick - self induced
- R v Hardy - Automatism
- Quick - Automatism
4. Which case outlines Recklessness in Automatism?
- James v Dorkings - Had not taken enough insulin and this had caused him to hit a lady - not an external factor
- R v Hardy - Took some out of date valium and set alight a wardrobe - Lead to unpredictable behaviour
- R v Kemp - Was given some drugs believing them to be paracetamol, caused her to hit her husband - Involuntary
5. What did the case of Bratty outline?
- Difference of automatism and diminished responsibility
- Distinction between insanity and automatism
- Distinction between insanity and Loss of control
- Difference between automatism and intoxication
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