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Discuss the argument that the justifiable use of force in self-defence depends entirely upon the circumstances in which it is used.
There are three situations in which force can be used. This includes prevention of crime (S.3 (1) Criminal Law Act 1967), defence of property (S.5 (2) Criminal Damage Act 1971) and of course self-defence which is found in common law. Factors like error and intoxication may also be relevant. According to Don et al. (2019), self-defense (which includes crime prevention) results in a complete acquittal. It allows criminal activity to be accepted by the courts on a rotating basis, and can be used to defend against any crime, including murder. i can supply you with a whole essay on this topic