1. When is the chain of causation broken?
- When the defendant fails to act.
- When the act is so independent of the defendant's conduct and sufficiently serious enough.
- When the defendant did not have intention to cause the end result
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2. What must you prove for the mens rea of murder
- Intention to cause serious harm
- Intention to kill
- Intention to kill or intention to cause grievous bodily harm
- Intention to cause some harm
3. Which of the following is not required to satisfy causation?
- There was no intervening act
- Intention to cause the end result.
- The legal cause
- The Factual cause
4. What do you need to prove Legal Causation?
- The defendant's conduct was more than a 'minimal' cause of the consequence.
- The consequence would not have happened 'but for' the defendant's conduct.
- The defendant did not intentionally cause the end result.
5. Give an example of a case when the victim reacted in an unreasonable way and broke the chain of causation.
- Smith (1959)
- Williams (1992)
- Roberts (1971)