Insanity & Automaatism

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

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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