Insanity & Automaatism

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

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 is unable to control what he is doing due to some external factor. (10)
  • 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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