The Insanity Defense Remained Unchanged for Almost a Century.

Question 36
Multiple Choice

The insanity defense remained unchanged for almost a century. When bill C-30 was passed, changing the legislation governing mentally disordered offenders, which of the following changes was implemented? A) All mental disorders recognized in the DSM-IV-TR were recognized in the legal system. B) The APA provided the legal system with a definition of insanity. C) The name of the defence was changed from "not guilty by reason of insanity" (NGRI) to "not criminally responsible on account of a mental disorder" (NCRMD). D) The word "wrong" was abandoned because of its controversial nature. E) The content in section 16 of the Criminal Code was modified.