Please address the following question.
The principles [of causation] to be found in the common law . . . are reasonably well settled and can be stated quite shortly.’ (The Law Commission, A Criminal Code for England and Wales (Law Com 1 No 177, 1989), comment to Clause 17, p. 188)
This comment in the Law Commission Report of 1989 suggested that the issue of causation in criminal law was quite straightforward. Examine, using examples, some of the challenges of applying the principles of causation.
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