AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Defences - Self defence and the prevention of crime

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1. The jury must think about, the facts that the defendant believed, the circumstances, the time available to the D to react and what else?

  • Risk to D balanced with the risk to the V
  • Age and gender of the victim
  • Seriousness of the force used
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2. What type of defence is self defence?

  • Depends on circumstances
  • Private
  • Public

3. Who decides whether the use of force was reasonable?

  • Jury
  • Judge
  • Defendant
  • Victim

4. What does the case of Palmer 1971 outline?

  • The way the defendant can act in the circumstances
  • Way reasonable force is explained
  • The way that the use of force is outlined

5. Which act outlines Self defence and prevention of crime?

  • S76 Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
  • S47 Criminal Justice Act
  • S58 Offences against property

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