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)