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HOUSE OF LORDS
LORD DIPLOCK, LORD KEITH OF KINKEL, LORD BRIDGE OF HARWICH, LORD BRANDON
OF OAKBROOK AND LORD BRIGHTMAN
16 FEBRUARY, 17 MARCH 1983
The actus reus of the offence of arson, contrary to s 1(1) and (3)a of the Criminal Damage Act 1971, is present if the defendant
accidentally starts a fire and thereafter, intending to destroy or
damage property belonging to another or being reckless whether any such
property would be destroyed or damaged, fails to take any steps to
extinguish the fire or prevent damage to such property by that fire (see
p 981 d to f, p 982 f to j, and p 983 j to p 984 b, post).
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