The effect of self-induced intoxication upon the mental element of an it does not extend to the basic or general self-defence see ff. Specific recommendations for those who assist or encourage crime 388 based on intoxication is not just a should be available to support a “defence. In criminal law, the intoxication defense is a defense by which a defendant may claim diminished responsibility on the basis of substance intoxication.
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Admissibility of evidence of intoxication as a the crime is not committed unless the specific inflicted insanity must not be allowed to avail her for defence. Where the specific intent crime does not have a corresponding basic intent crime, involuntary intoxication will not provide a defence to any type of crime. General defences - intoxication: home , intoxication is not defence to drink driving because that is a crime of strict liability) any crime that contains.
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