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Defences in criminal law

Defences in criminal law

Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Ireland (Eire) > Ireland (Eire) > Criticism. Legal reform. General administration of justice

Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Ireland. Law Reform Commission
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Ireland
  • Publication Information: Dublin : Law Reform Commission, [2009]
  • Material: Government publication
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Report : defences in criminal law
  • Series title: LRC (Series : Ireland. Law Reform Commission), 95.
  • Permalink: (Stable identifier)

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XIX, 226 pages ; 24 cm.

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Bibliographic information

  • Responsable Person: Law Reform Commission = Coimisiún um Athchóiriú an Dlí.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Country/State: Ireland
  • Number of Editions: 3 editions
  • First edition Date: 2009
  • Last edition Date: 2009
  • General Notes: “First published December 2009.”
  • Languages: British English
  • Library of Congress Code: KDK166
  • Dewey Code: 345.41705044
  • OCLC: 540108599

Main Contents

1. Criminal defences : an overview
2. Legitimate defence (self-defence)
3. Public defence
4. Provocation
5. Duress
6. Necessity and duress of circumstances
7. Summary of recommendations
Appendix. Draft criminal law (defences) bill 2009.

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Criminal law
Duress (Law)
Necessity (Law)
Self-defense (Law)

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  • Article Name: Defences in criminal law
  • Author: Tom Huberts
  • Description: Defences in criminal law Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > Ireland (Eire) > Ireland (Eire) > Criticism. Legal [...]

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