Self-Defence - Statutes

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s 76(4) of CJIA 2008)
The reasonableness of def’s belief that force was nec is relevant to whether he genuinely held the belief, however, if he did, he is entitled to rely on self-defence
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s 76(5) of CJIA 2008
However, def cannot rely on such a mistake if the mistake was induced by voluntary intoxication
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s 76(3) CJIA 2008
It is an objective question with a subj element- the def must use reasonable force in the circumstances as he believed them to be
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s 76(6) CJIA 2008
Where a def uses excessive or disproportionate force, his self-defence will not be successful
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