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

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1. When is the chain of causation broken?

  • 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
  • When the defendant fails to act.
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2. Which case is an example of when the chain of causation was broken?

  • Cheshire (1991)
  • Jordan (1956)
  • Smith (1959)

3. What is oblique intent?

  • When the defendant's main aim was to cause death or serious injury.
  • 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.

4. Which case shows the 'thin-skull rule'?

  • Blaue (1975)
  • Jordan (1956)
  • Miller (1983)

5. Name a case where there is a duty because of a relationship.

  • Gibbins and Proctor (1918)
  • Miller (1983)
  • Stone and Dobinson (1977)
  • Pittwood (1902)


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