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If it is clear that the accused carried out the act charged, and with requisite Mens Rea, he may still not necessarily be culpable (see: Criminal culpability) because he has a defence. General defences are those which apply to all, or most, offences; some offences allow for a special defence as well. Examples of general defences include:
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