What is the test for wilful blindness?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from R. v. Andrus, 2013 BCPC 160 (CanLII):

Finally, Sansregret v. The Queen, 1985 CanLII 79 (SCC), [1985] 1 S.C.R. 570, concerns wilful blindness, that is, where a person is aware of the need for some inquiry but does not inquire because he or she does not want to know the truth. Wilful blindness is equivalent to knowledge. Conclusions

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