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HOMICIDE. Culpable Homicide cause the death of a human being Murder Manslaughter Infanticide. Non culpable homicide eg. 1) complete accident 2) justified not an offence. Infanticide. Read section 233. Murder s. 229. A.R. Causes death of a human being

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Culpable Homicide

cause the death of a human being

Murder

Manslaughter

Infanticide

Non culpable homicide

eg.

1) complete accident

2) justified

not an offence

infanticide
Infanticide
  • Read section 233
murder s 229
Murder s. 229
  • A.R. Causes death of a human being
  • M.R. means to cause death

means to cause bodily harm that he knows is likely to cause death

transferred malice

means to carry out an unlawful object that he knows is likely to cause death (subjective test)

1 st degree 2 nd degree
Planned and deliberate

Consideration pursuant to a procuring

Victim is a law enforcement officer

Committed during:

- hijacking

- sexual assault

- kidnapping

- etc. see s. 231

Murder that is not 1st degree

In other words normal intent (spontaneous)

1st degree 2nd degree
punishment indictable
1st degree

Minimum life

Eligible for parole* after 25 years

* Faint hope s. 745

A convicted murderer is on parole for the rest of his or her life

2nd degree

Minimum life

Eligible for parole after 10 years

PunishmentIndictable
manslaughter
Manslaughter
  • A.R. Cause death, that is not murder or infanticide
  • M.R. General intent
section 232
Section 232
  • Murder can be reduced to manslaughter if committed in the heat of passion caused by sudden provocation

This is sometimes called voluntary manslaughter

There are two tests:

1) Would an ordinary person have lost self control? (Objective test)

2) Presuming 1) Did the accused act upon the provocation before his /her passion was able to cool off? (Subjective test)

2 unlawful act manslaughter s 222 5
2) Unlawful Act Manslaughters.222(5)
  • Means to carry out an unlawful act that he ought to know is likely to cause death
  • Combine s. 222(5) and s. 234
  • Involuntary manslaughter
  • Objective test
drunkenness
Drunkenness
  • Intoxication can reduce murder to manslaughter
  • Murder is a specific intent offence – while manslaughter only requires general intent
punishment
Punishment
  • Indictable
  • Up to life