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1
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What is act, section and penalty for doing a dangerous with intent - sets fire?

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S198(1)(c) CA 61

14 yrs

2
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What are the 3 elements?

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1- With intent to do GBH
2- sets fire
3- to any property

3
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What 3 points need to covered for intent to GBH?

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Intent
- There are two specific types of intention in an offence. first there must be an intent to commit an act. Second an intent to get a specific result.

GBH
- GBH can be defined as harm that is really serious

DPP v Smith
- Bodily harm needs no explanation and grievous means no more or no less than really serious.

4
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Explain set fire?

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Sets fire

- Fire is the result of the process of combustion. A chemical reaction between fuel and oxygen triggered by heat.

5
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Explain property?

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Property - S2 CA61
- property includes any real or personal property and any estate or interest in any real or personal property, money, electricity, debt or anything in action or any other right of interest.

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