Insanity & Automaatism

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R L I C S K G X T Y R H L X I Q O U P M F
P N P D I S E A S E O F T H E M I N D P D
O N J S S P R D G E X A G Y R S A P J F E
U O X E E U S I G O E Q C A U G E Y V X H
O T R A T N W L N L K T M K I K M M R C X
T W Y A G L I A G S R E F E R E N C E K F
C D H W B R O O M E V P E R K I N S G C O
I G D E F E C T O F R E A S O N C R I O X
D M X Y C O M P L E T E D E F E N C E B B
R J J M T F H M J U A Y X C R D T F O P P
E R A L H L W X T M D K D V T C R U H P G
V W T C C Q V Y I P N W J H B P O J C R V
L I O D I N S A N E D E L U S I O N S V S
A T O T A L L O S S O F C O N T R O L Y N
I C I T A N A N W P D H M E L X T H E E G
C C E X T E R N A L F A C T O R I L Y P E
E K P L J T U K R D E O R J K N L V V C F
P I D R D V Q L B S V S Y N J T M O R E L
S A M N A G H T E N R U L E S S N B D S O
P P P G D O B K K P R E Q M P A L P F W E
T R W U O M V V V R M V F V G X G C M H H

Clues

  • "not guilty by reason of insanity". Left under control of the court. (7, 7)
  • Automatism is not available is D's mind is functioning, even though imperfectly. (5, 4, 2, 7)
  • Covers any internal disease, which results in violence and is likely to recur. (7, 2, 3, 4)
  • D's defence of "driving without awareness" failed as D had some control. (3, 9)
  • Deals with insanity in the legal sense. (8, 5)
  • Diabetic driver. convicted of driving without due care and attention, had some control of the car(braking and swerving) (6, 1, 7)
  • Effect of automatism. (8, 7)
  • Forming mens rea will not lead to a defence as in Bell. (6, 9)
  • powers of reasoning must be impaired and not confusion or absent-mindedness. (6, 2, 6)
  • The loss of control must be caused by an... (8, 6)

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