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England to Ireland to WalesActus Reus; no VAR
Drunk on highwayActus Reus; no VAR
failure to carry out alterations to claimant’s house did not constitute ‘actAR; Not liable for omission
railway line AR: liable for omission; Contractual duty:
Parent-child, neglected to feed AR: liable for omission; Duty out of relationship
Parent-child, peculiar peopleAR: liable for omission; Duty out of relationship
Parent-child, 18 years oldAR: not liable for omission; Duty out of relationship
Man-mistress, morphineAR: not liable for omission; Duty out of relationship
Lover moved inAR: liable for omission; assumed duty of care
overrides duty out of relationship, screwed up familyAR: liable for omission; assumed duty of care
Aunty GangreneAR: liable for omission; assumed duty of care
Also, no duty between friends. Methodone friend.AR: liable for omission; assumed duty of care
Drinking after hoursAR: liable for omission; Ownership/control of property
Actually not omission. AR: liable for omission; Continuing Act
Set fire to the mattress AR: liable for omission; Creation of Danger
What a prickAR: liable for omission; Creation of Danger
Cease life supportAR: not liable for omission; med negligence
Affirmed NAI principlesAR: NAI
Must make more than an insignificant contributionAR: NAI
not a trifling link AR: NAI
Med neg; TracheotomyAR: NAI; Act of 3rd Party
Med neg; switched off life supportAR: NAI; Act of 3rd Party
Med neg; inter-regimental fight, clumsy friends busy MOAR: NAI; Act of 3rd Party
Med neg Exception; original wound healed AR: NAI; Act of 3rd Party
indecent suggestion in car AR: NAI; Act of Victim
Boy falling downstairsAR: NAI; Act of Victim
HintCase Category
modified roberts; if escape reasonable AR: NAI; Act of Victim
Suicide; abusive hubbyAR: NAI; Act of Victim
Sort of suicide; opened wounds oh ____AR: NAI; Act of Victim
Witness Fail + thin skullAR: NAI; Omission of Victim
Agitated by frightAR: NAI; Thin skull
Died of ulcerAR: NAI; Thin skull
Leave you at sea waves get yaAR: NAI; Act of God
Serious infectionAR: NAI; Act of God
Cyanide Momma; not liableAR: NAI; Intended Acts
Poison Baby; liableAR: NAI; Intended Acts
Mercy killer Causation; preamble; murder wide
murderer not murderer Causation; preamble; murder wide
But for not enough Causation; MR approach; criticisms
This is a break
intention to cause gbhMR; Murder
intention to cause gbhMR; Murder
Direct IntentionMR; Murder; Direct
Objective test. Abolished by CJA 1967 s8MR; Murder; Oblique
Nat consequenceMR; Murder; Oblique
Nat and probableMR; Murder; Oblique
VIrtually certain, dfd appreciatedMR; Murder; Oblique
Contended that death/gbh doesnt have to be proven by nedrick testMR; Murder; Oblique
Modern Test (barring unforeseen intervention)MR; Murder; Oblique
Evid guidance only MR; Murder; Oblique; Probs
Foreseeability quote MR; Murder; Intention vs. other factors
RAF airfieldMR; Murder; Intention vs. other factors
HintCase Category
Slap buttocks; GoffMR; Murder; Intention vs. other factors
Gas meterMR; Recklessness
Set fire to the haaayyMR; Recklessness
Intervention; obvious riskMR; Recklessness
White spiritMR; Recklessness
airbrush 1967 cjaMR; Recklessness
Criticised intervention testMR; Recklessness
Back to original test; not clearly blameworthy to...MR; Recklessness
Ord/reasonable + cannot meet standards MR; Negligence
Took lawful subs overdoseIntoxication wrt intention and reck
Drunken intent still intent Intoxication wrt intention and reck
Invol intox, don't know pills expired Intoxication wrt intention and reck
Intox to give courage to commit crimeIntoxication wrt intention and reck
Exposed thingy Exception to basic/specific
Swing beltTransferred Mens Rea
Self-defence Transferred Mens Rea
No crim dmg to window Transferred Mens Rea
Impermissible double transfer Transferred Mens Rea
Dangerous Driving preamble Coincidence of AR and MR
MR, Ar later; 'misapprehensions that...' ; one transactionCoincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions; MR 1st
Affirmed Coincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions
Dropped wife, refined, no preconceived Coincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions
Quote 'interval btwn doing of act..impact on victim..amt to murder'Coincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions
ContinuingCoincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions; AR 1st
Set fire to the beeeedoincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions; AR 1st
Stab, Stairs, Slit, Slapoincidence of AR and MR; Exceptions; Many acts

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