Bowe (Junior) and Another v The Queen: PC 8 Mar 2006

(Bahamas) The Board considered: ‘(a) the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal (b) the constitutional history in the Bahamas as it differs from that of other Caribbean states and (c) the constitutionality of the executive act of carrying out a mandatory death sentence’.


Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead,Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood


[2006] 1 WLR 1623, [2006] UKPC 10





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CitedSimmons and Another v Regina PC 3-Apr-2006
(Bahamas) The appellants challenged admission of confession statements at their trial. A statement was not to be admitted without proof hat it had not been obtained by oppression.
Held: The defendant would have failed in a submission of no . .
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Updated: 05 July 2022; Ref: scu.238919