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 does medical treatment break the chain of causation?

  • When medical treatment is palpably wrong.
  • When another person contributes to the end result.
  • When the defendant warned the victim.
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2. 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

3. Which of the following is not required to satisfy causation?

  • Intention to cause the end result.
  • The Factual cause
  • The legal cause
  • There was no intervening act

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

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

5. Give an example of a case when the victim reacted in an unreasonable way and broke the chain of causation.

  • Williams (1992)
  • Roberts (1971)
  • Smith (1959)


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