Doli Incapax in UK Law

  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte T.; R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte H.; R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Hickey
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Junio 1997
    ...... of children is still developing, the presumption that they were doli incapax had to be rebutted in their case. The fact that it was rebutted ......
  • Cps v P
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 27 Abril 2007
    ...... of opinion appears to be directed at the question of whether P was doli incapax . . 7 The other professionals who had ......
  • R v T
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Abril 2009
    ...... had not known that what he was doing was wrong, a defence that he was doli incapax. He sought a preliminary ruling from the trial judge that this ......
  • R v T
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 16 Abril 2008
    ...... in respect of all children aged 10 or over the concept or doctrine of doli incapax. However, in the case of the Crown Prosecution Service v P [2007] ......
  • Stephen andrew Dowds v The Queen
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 22 Febrero 2012
    ...... section 34 Crime and Disorder Act 1998 removed the whole concept of doli incapax from children between the ages of 10 and 14 or removed only the ......
  • C (A Minor) v DPP
    • House of Lords
    • 16 Marzo 1995
  • R v W (Paul Michael)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 15 Octubre 2003
    ...... . 21 Mr Shears relies primarily upon the doli incapax principle, that at the time about which the background evidence ......
  • L. (A Minor) v DPP
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 02 Mayo 1996
    ...... as to the capacity of the appellant to rebut the presumption of doli incapax following the decision of the House of Lords in C (a minor) v DPP ......
  • B. (A Minor) v DPP
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 31 Julio 1998
    ......Now that the presumption of doli incapax is being banished from our law, a child of any age above the age ......
  • DPP v K. and B
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 Junio 1996
    ...... . 9 The Magistrate found that the Crown had negatived doli incapax in relation to "B" and she was convicted as was "A" of false ......
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