January 2012

When is intoxication a defence for criminal offences? (Legal Q&A)

January 31, 2012

Intoxication in general is not allowed as a defence under the criminal law; if this was the case then a person could imbibe alcohol or take drugs before committing an offence and use intoxication as a defence. However, intoxication can be a defence in some circumstances, for example as part of the defence of automatism. […]

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