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2. Which statement is true in regards to unlawful act manslaughter?

  • Supplying and administering drugs will both cause a death
  • Supplying drugs will not cause death; administering drugs will
  • Neither supplying drugs nor administering drugs will cause a death
  • Death will only be caused if the drugs were supplied by someone else

3. What is the actus reus for unlawful act manslaughter?

  • Death caused by an unlawful act
  • A dangerous, unlawful act which causes death
  • A dangerous act which causes death
  • An unlawful act which causes death

4. The ruling in the case Dietschmann tells us what?

  • None of these answers
  • For diminished responsibility with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied
  • Diminished responsibility cannot be relied upon if intoxication is involved
  • For loss of control with intoxication, the intoxication must be separated and the special defence applied

5. In which case was the D found not guilty of unlawful act manslaughter, as there was no unlawful act?

  • R vs. Lamb
  • R vs. Franklin
  • R vs. Khan and Khan
  • R vs. Church

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