- Created by: Lauren-kate-f
- Created on: 11-01-23 10:32
1. Which of the following offences is NOT an indictable only offence?
- Maliciously administering a poison so as to endanger life or inflict GBH under s.23, OAPA 1861
- Maliciously wounding or inflicting GBH under s.20, OAPA 1861
- Maliciously administering a poison with intent to injure, aggrieve or annoy under s.24, OAPA 1861
- Wounding or causing GBH with intent under s.18, OAPA 1861
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2. Which of the following statements about diminished responsibility is FALSE?
- The abnormality of mental functioning must arise from a recognised medical condition
- There must be medical evidence to support the fact that the defendant was suffering from an abnormality of mental functioning
- The burden of disproving diminished responsibility is on the prosecution
- Diminished responsibility is no defence to attempted murder
3. Which of the following is the most suitable description of indirect intent?
- Where D does not desire the consequences, but they are virtually certain to occur, and the defendant appreciates this
- Where D does not desire the consequences, but they are highly probable to occur and the defendant appreciates this
- Where D does not desire the consequences but foresees them as possible to occur
- D’s aim or purpose
4. Which of the following statements correctly represents the mens rea of assault occasioning ABH under s.47, OAPA 1861?
- Recklessness as to causing ABH
- The mens rea of an assault or battery
- Intention or recklessness as to causing some harm
- Intention or recklessness as to causing ABH
5. Which of the following is NOT a factor required in order to displace the presumption of mens rea?
- Liability would encourage greater vigilance
- Clear words in the statute
- A truly criminal offence
- Statute involves issues of social concern