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Criminal law

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this document offers MCQ questions for the area of Actus Reus in the field of Criminal law. A definition of a crime encompasses two elements – guilty behaviour and a guilty state of mind. Guilty behaviour is typically an act, but which might, in limited circumstances, also consist of a failure to act (Omission). The Defendant’s conduct MUST be the LEGAL cause of the harm.

All crimes will have an Actus Reus component. In order to determine this component, one needs to have a look at the definition of the crime, either at Common Law or Statute.
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Criminal Law MCQ – Actus Reus

Which of the following scenarios does not demonstrate an omission incurring criminal liability?

Marcus, a firefighter, is dousing a blaze when he hears a woman, Alison, screaming for help. Marcus leaves, claiming there is no one inside the building. Alison dies of smoke inhalation.

Belinda, a voluntary carer for the elderly, fails to seek medical treatment when one of her patients, Bert, complains of stomach upset. Bert later dies from arsenic poisoning.

Sam, a lifeguard, fails to notice a child drowning in the pool and the child dies.

Ian is walking by a lake when a stranger, who is swimming in the lake, calls out for help. Ian does nothing and the stranger subsequently drowns in t

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