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. What two requirements does the defendant need to have to plead automatism?
- Voluntary act & Due to a lack of judgement
- Involuntary act & Due to an external factor
- Involuntary act & Due to an internal factor
3. What happened in the case of R v T 1990?
- Defendant took some out of date LSD and then proceeded to attack his wife
- Defendant took part in a robbery and raised defence of automatism as she had PTSD from a previous ****
- Defendant took part in a murder and raised the defence of automatism as she had been previously drinking
4. Which case outlined that there must be a total lack of awareness?
- Attorney generals reference No.2 of 1992
- Attorney generals reference No.3 of 1992
5. In which case did the defendant attack a patient after being hypoglycaemic from an overdose of insulin?
- Kemp - Insanity
- Quick - Automatism
- Quick - self induced
- R v Hardy - Automatism
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