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Finding fault in aggravated vehicle-taking cases

Published on: 10 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Finding fault in aggravated vehicle-taking cases
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What issues did the case raise?
  • How did the court treat the issue as to whether there needs to be an element of fault and whether that needed to be more than de minimis?
  • Are there still any grey areas for which practitioners will need to watch out?
  • Is the test clear in these sorts of cases or is more direction needed?
  • Are there any patterns emerging in the law in this area?

Article summary

Personal Injury analysis: Is the offence of aggravated vehicle-taking committed when there is a fatal accident for which the vehicle taker was not at fault? Andrew McGee, barrister at 2 Bedford Row, examines the Supreme Court’s decision in R v Taylor. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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