Bradley, Regina v: CACD 14 Jan 2005

The defendant complained that his criminal record had been placed before the jury under the Act, even though the proceedings had been begun before the commencement date.
Held: The provisions of the Act were procedural in nature and therefore not subject to any rule against reprospectivity. The court criticised the drafting of the Act.


Rose LJ, Mittiung J, Walker J


Times 17-Jan-2005, [2005] EWCA Crim 20




Criminal Justice Act 2003


England and Wales


CitedRegina v Newton CACD 1982
Where there is a plea of guilty but there remains a conflict between the prosecution and defence as to the facts, the trial judge should approach the task of sentencing in one of three ways: a plea of not guilty can be entered to enable the jury to . .
CitedRegina v Makanjuola CACD 17-May-1995
Guidance was given on the directions to be given to the jury where a co-accused speaks for prosecution as a witness and in sexual assault cases. The full corroboration warning is not now needed; the Judge may use his own discretion, and may give a . .

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CitedCrown Prosecution Service v City of London Magistrates’ Court and Gill Admn 20-Dec-2005
The prosecutor sought to bring in documentary evidence in support of its application to commit the defendant for trial on fraud charges. During the course of proceedings the rules changed on admission of such evidence. The prosecutor appealed . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 28 June 2022; Ref: scu.221584