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S54-56 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
These sections of this Act contains the partial defence of loss of control.
S55 Coroners and Justice Act 2009
This section of this Act contains the qualifying triggers for loss of control.
R v Acott
By evidence of things said and done the D must have suffered a loss of self-control which caused the killing.
R v Ibrams and Gregory
This loss of self-control must not include a considered desire for revenge – time gap can be evidence of this.
R v Mohammed
'In relation to the D’s circumstances’ applies to all circumstances except those that affect the D’s capacity for tolerance and self-restraint.
R v Clinton
Words or acts not including but related to sexual activity should not be disregarded as qualifying triggers.