Insanity & Automaatism

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

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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