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Huxley-Binns: Criminal Law Concentrate 3e

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?

Instructions

Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. Who bears the burden of proof in criminal proceedings?

Question 2

Chapter 1. Which sentence below most accurately describes the effect of s. 8 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967?

Question 3

Chapter 2. Which of the following crimes cannot be committed by omission?

Question 4

Chapter 2. Which of the following is NOT a reason for the principle that no liability usually arises for failing to act?

Question 5

Chapter 3. Which of the following is one of the reasons given by Lord Bingham in R v G (2004) for overruling Caldwell (1981)?

Question 6

Chapter 3. Which of the following statements most accurately describes the factual issues which arose in Church (1966)?

Question 7

Chapter 4. Which of the following is false in respect of the decision in Harrow London Borough Council v Shah (2000)?

Question 8

Chapter 4. Which of the following is not a consideration when deciding if an offence is one of strict liability?

Question 9

Chapter 5. Which of the following is NOT an acceptable use of the word 'assault' in its broadest sense?

Question 10

Chapter 5. Which of the following examples is NOT capable of being a battery?

Question 11

Chapter 6. Which of the following statements accurately reflects the decision of the Court of Appeal in Jheeta (2007)?

Question 12

Chapter 6. Which of the following is the best description of the offence contrary to s. 1 SOA 2003?

Question 13

Chapter 7. Which of the following characteristics ARE admissible by s. 54 (1)(c) of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009?

Question 14

Chapter 7. Which of the following statements was made by Lord Hoffmann in Smith (Morgan) (2001)?

Question 15

Chapter 8. Which of the following is NOT an element of the offence of unlawful act manslaughter?

Question 16

Chapter 8. Which of the following statements is the BEST description of the offence of gross negligence manslaughter?

Question 17

Chapter 9. What does the word 'inchoate' mean?

Question 18

Chapter 9. What is the actus reus of an attempt contrary to the Criminal Attempt Act 1981 s. 1?

Question 19

Chapter 10. In Thornton v Mitchell (1940) why was the accessory not guilty of aiding and abetting?

Question 20

Chapter 10. Which is the BEST description of the House of Lords' decision in English (1999)?

Question 21

Chapter 11. Which of the following statements is the most accurate description of appropriation?

Question 22

Chapter 11. Which of the following is TRUE in respect of s. 5 Theft Act 1968?

Question 23

Chapter 12. Which of the following terms IS defined in the Fraud Act 2006?

Question 24

Chapter 12. How is dishonesty assessed for the purposes of fraud contrary to s. 1 of the Fraud Act 2006?

Question 25

Chapter 13. Many of the terms in the offence of basic criminal damage are replicated in the aggravated crime in s. 1(2) of the Criminal Damage Act 1971. Which one below is NOT?

Question 26

Chapter 13. Which way of handling stolen goods does NOT have to be 'by or for the benefit of another person'?

Question 27

Chapter 14. The defendant has a defect of reason for the purposes of the defence of insanity if ...

Question 28

Chapter 14. Disease of mind for the purpose of the defence of insanity is...

Question 29

Chapter 15. Which two sources of law govern the defences of self-defence?

Question 30

Chapter 15. When discussing whether necessity exists separately to the defence of duress of circumstances, which of the following should be viewed as IRRELEVANT to the debate?