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

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

  • If brain effected or Wholly Involuntary
  • If a murder has occurred under the influnce
  • It cannot be used under any circumstances
  • Only if voluntary
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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 act does diminished responsibility come under?

  • Criminal Justice Act 1978
  • The Homicide act 1957
  • The Coroner and Justice Act 1953
  • Offences against the person Act 1974

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

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

5. Which case outlined Post Natal Depression?

  • R v Reyonlds
  • R v Dytham
  • Thornton

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