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1. Which of the following diseases/disorders do not typically have overlap between the defences of insanity and automatism

  • Sleepwalking
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Premenstrual Tension
  • Diabetes
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2. Which of the following is not true with regards to the defence of consent

  • Sexual consent can be negated when V doesnt know D has an STD
  • Excessively rough and nondisciplinary horseplay can use the defence even though its not in public intrest
  • Tattooing is a pubic policy exception unless V was drunk
  • Consent must be on the facts as they really were, not as V thought they were

3. Case deciding the wrong mean s legally wrong not morally wrong when thinking about the nature and quality of an act in the defence of insanity

  • Matthews & Alleyne
  • Windle
  • M'Naghten
  • Clarke

4. Which of the following isn't a public policy exception to the defence of consent

  • Tattooing and Body Adornment
  • Contact Sport
  • Euthanasia
  • Horseplay

5. Leading case for consent in contact sports

  • Saunders
  • Barnes
  • Jones
  • Brown


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