[2010] UKPC 18

The test of loss of self-control as a partial defence to murder under the Criminal Code 2000 (Belize) s.119(b) was entirely subjective. An instruction to a jury to consider whether a reasonable person would have lost self-control was therefore a misdirection.

PC (Bze) (Lord Saville, Lord Rodger, Lord Collins, Lord Clarke, Sir Christopher Rose)

21/07/2010

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