Criminal Law: General elements of liability

This area of law forms one of the two areas of law available for selection.

 

  • Elements of crime: actus reus to include voluntary, involuntary conduct, consequences and omissions
  • Elements of crime: mens rea: fault, to include negligence, recklessness and intention
  • Causation; legal and factual causation tests
  • Strict Liability; including the tests in Gammon (Hong Kong) Ltd v A-G of Hong Kong (1985)
  • Burden and standard of proof
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Units and Topics

The following units are part of the WJEC GCE AS and A level in Law from 2017 course

AS Unit 1 The Nature of Law and the Welsh and English Legal Systems

AS Unit 2 The Law of Tort

A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law

View the A Level Units: Unit 3 The Practice of Substantive Law unit in more detail.

A Level Units: Unit 4 Substantive Law Perspectives