1. 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.
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2. When is an omission sufficient for the actus reus?
- When you feel morally obliged to.
- When there is a duty to act.
- When someone is in danger.
3. Which case shows factual causation?
- Williams (1992)
- White (1910)
- Blaue (1975)
4. Name a case for coincidence of actus reus and mens rea.
- Matthews and Alleyne (2003)
- Thabo Meli v R
- Mitchell (1983)
5. What does the case of Woollin tell us?
- The end result must be a virtual certainty of the defendant's actions, and the defendant must foresee this for their to be oblique intention.
- The defendant must appreciate that the end result was a possibility.
- There is oblique intention when the defendant takes an unjustified risk.