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physical element of a crime
actus reus
1 of 30
state of affairs case
2 of 30
Indirect act
booby trap
3 of 30
Direct link from the defendant's conduct to the consequence
chain of causation
4 of 30
mental element of an offence
mens rea
5 of 30
A lower level of mens rea than intention
6 of 30
maximum sentence under S47 of OAPA
Five years
7 of 30
definition of a wound
cutting of the whole skin
8 of 30
Two offences which involve wounding or grevious bodily harm
S20 and S18
9 of 30
Least serious offences
10 of 30
3 ways in which Bail can be granted
police, magistrates, crown court
11 of 30
bail can be refused for this reason
defendant would commit further offences
12 of 30
plea before venue applies to this classification of offence
triable either way offences
13 of 30
Defendants are more likely to be acquitted at this court
Crown Court
14 of 30
Intended to prevent other potential offenders from committing crime
general deterrence
15 of 30
This is one of the aims of sentencing
protection of the public
16 of 30
Aimed at compensating the victim of a crime
17 of 30
Type of custodial sentence
suspended sentence
18 of 30
Form of community order
alcohol treatment
19 of 30
Widely used for first-time minor offenders
conditional discharges
20 of 30
mitigating factor that can be taken into account
genuine remorse
21 of 30
meaning of the word 'tort'
civil wrong
22 of 30
In this case,it was not forseeable that the claimant would suffer harm
bourhill v young
23 of 30
The test used to determine whether there has been a breach of duty
reasonable man
24 of 30
Take your victim as you find them
thin skull rule
25 of 30
In this case, the damage was too remote
The wagon mound
26 of 30
argument used by the court to avoid imposing a duty of care
floodgates argument
27 of 30
claimant was paralysed when a boat fell on him.
28 of 30
In this case, the type of injury was foreseeable
29 of 30
duty exists if the relationship between defendant and claimant is sufficiently close
30 of 30

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