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Hill & Baxter
An act must be voluntary
1 of 16
Larsonneur
A state of affairs does not need to be voluntary
2 of 16
Pittwood
He failed to do his contractual duty of opening the railway gate
3 of 16
Gibbins & Proctor
They failed to keep his daughter alive, so broke their relationship duty
4 of 16
Stone & Dobinson
They failed look after the sister, and broke their voluntary duty
5 of 16
Dytham
He failed to stop the men fighting and broke his duty through official position
6 of 16
Miller
He failed to put out the fire when realising the house had set alight, so failed his duty through a chain of events
7 of 16
White
The 'But for' test
8 of 16
Padgett
In law the defendants act does not need to be the sole or the main cause of the victims death, it has to only be more than a minimal cause
9 of 16
Smith
The victims injuries were never spotted so the medical staff dropping him did not make any difference and was not so potent to break the chain.
10 of 16
Cheshire
Tracheotomies usually get blocked and it is not uncommon, so this does not break the chain
11 of 16
Jordan
The doctors actions were so potent that the defendants actions were rendered insignificant
12 of 16
Blaue
Take your victim as you find them
13 of 16
Hayward
Take your victim as you find them
14 of 16
Dear
Re-opens his wounds and caused his own death
15 of 16
Roberts
Daftness test
16 of 16

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A state of affairs does not need to be voluntary

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Larsonneur

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He failed to do his contractual duty of opening the railway gate

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They failed to keep his daughter alive, so broke their relationship duty

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They failed look after the sister, and broke their voluntary duty

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