Includes omissions causation and general AS principles such as transferred malice, coincidence of actus reus and mens rea ect. 

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1. What is oblique intent?

  • When the defendant's main aim was not the death of the victim, but something quite different, however in achieving the aim, death or serious injury is caused.
  • When the defendant planned the end result.
  • When the defendant's main aim was to cause death or serious injury.
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2. What does the case of Attorney-General's Reference ( No 3 of 1994) (1997) show?

  • The child has to have an existence independent of the mother for it to be considered 'a reasonable creature in being'
  • Aborting a child is illegal.
  • A baby is never considered a reasonable creature in being.

3. Name the case of transferred malice.

  • White (1910)
  • Mitchell (1983)
  • Thabo Meli v R

4. When is an omission sufficient for the actus reus?

  • When there is a duty to act.
  • When someone is in danger.
  • When you feel morally obliged to.

5. Name a case of oblique intention.

  • Matthews and Alleyne (2003)
  • Latimer (1886)
  • Roberts (1971)


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