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Forfeiture and motor manslaughter

Forfeiture and motor manslaughter

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 (2020) Forfeiture and motor manslaughter. Solicitors Journal. ISSN 0038-1047

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The article examines the Forfeiture Act 1982 in the context of a death caused by careless driving. It discusses in detail the High Court decision in Amos v Mancini [2020] EWHC 1063 (Ch), which held that the forfeiture rule set out in the 1982 Act applied to cases of causing death by careless driving but, where its application would be unjust, its effect could be modified pursuant to s.2 of the Act.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: forfeiture rule, public policy, causing death by careless driving, unlawful killing, relief from forfeiture, modification of rule
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
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