Criminal Law: Defences

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

 

  • Capacity defences of insanity and intoxication
  1.  Intoxication by alcohol
  2.  Intoxication by drugs
  3.  Insanity
  4.  Automatism: insane and non-insane automatism
  • Necessity defences of self defence, duress and duress of circumstances
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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