AQA A2 Law Unit 3 - Loss of control and Diminished Responsibility

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1. Name the four ways that cause an abnormality of mind?

  • Arrested or retarted development, Inherent cause, Induced by disease, Induced by injury
  • Abnormal development of Frontal lobe, External cause, Disease, Injury
  • Arrested development, Internal cause, External cause, Disease
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2. Abnormality of mind alters - Perception of physical matters, Ability to exercise rational judgement and ...?

  • Ability to exercise willpower with that judgement
  • Ability to perform the tasks to a reasonable being
  • Ability to perform restraint

3. What type of cause can be seen in the case of Luc Thiet Thuan?

  • External Cause
  • Abnormal development
  • Induced by Injury
  • Induced by Disease

4. How can Intoxication be used as a defence in Diminished responsibility?

  • It cannot be used under any circumstances
  • Only if voluntary
  • If brain effected or Wholly Involuntary
  • If a murder has occurred under the influnce

5. What type of medical conditions are covered by abnormality of mind?

  • Blindness
  • Psychotic disorder
  • Physical disability

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