LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 34
- 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.
- 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?
- “An attempt at deceit which does not deceive is not fraud.” Do you agree?