1. What does s.55 CJA 2009 cover?
- Mental abnormalities
- Qualifying triggers
- Intoxication as a Defence
- Loss of Self Control
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2. What is the definition of Murder per Sir Edward Coke in the 1600s?
- Murder is when you kill someone until they die from it.
- Murder is when a person unlawfully kills a reasonable person who is under the King's/Queens Peace
- Murder is when you kill someone in existance without any lawful reason
- Murder is when an intended reckless act by an unreasonable person causes the death of a reasonable person
3. What act covers the defence of 'Diminished Responsibility'?
- s.136 Mental Health Act 1990
- s.52 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
- s.136 Mental Health Act 1983
- s.52 Coroners and Justice Act 2011
4. Under the legislation covering Diminished Responsibility, what can stop a murder conviction?
- Abnormality of mind (whether arising from a condition of arrrested or retarded development of mind or any inherent causes or induced by disease or injury)
- Abnormality of mind which substantially impaired his mental responsibility for his acts and omissions in doing or being a party to the killing
- Abnormality of mental functioning which arose from a recognised medical condition.
- Abnormality of mental functioning which removes D's logical reasoning to act in a way which the reasonable man would
5. What are the three partial defences?
- Loss of Self Control, Suicide Pact, Intoxication
- Loss of self control, Diminished Responsibility, Suicide Pact
- Diminished Responsibility, Loss of Self Control, Negligence
- Suicide Pact, Diminished Responsibility, Intoxication