Law - Aggravated Criminal Damage

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What is the act and tion number for ACD?
Criminal damage act 1971 1 (2)
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What is the actus reus?
Damaging or destroying property belonging to D or another
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What is the mens rea?
intent to cause damage destruction or recklessness as to causing damage/destruction AND intent to endanger life thereby endangered
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Is there a requirment that life IS endangered?
No - R v Parker
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What must life be endangered by?
It must be endangered by the criminal damage - not sufficient that D's conduct endangeres life - R v Steer
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Is there a requirment that life IS endangered?

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