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LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34

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  1. Explain the ingredients of the offence of criminal misappropriation of property and distinguish this from criminal breach of trust. A sees Z drop his purse with money in it. A picks up the purse with the intention of returning it to Z, but afterwards appropriates it for his own use. Has A committed any offence? Discuss.
  2. Distinguish between culpable homicide and causing death by rash and negligent act. A, a woman with a view to poisoning her husband, administered to him a substance which she believed to be poison, but which in fact was harmless. What offence, if any, has she committed in this case?
  3.  “An attempt at deceit which does not deceive is not fraud.” Do you agree?