Bull v the Queen: PC 23 Mar 1998

(Belize) Judges in Belize should sum up the defence of provocation in a murder case in the terms of section 118, ignoring the ballast of the old law.


Lord Steyn


[1998] 1 WLR 1523, [1998] UKPC 20




Criminal Code of Belize 118

Cited by:

CitedMichael Yearwood v The Queen PC 26-Jun-2001
PC (Grenada) The defendant appealed against his conviction for murder. He claimed a misdirection on provocation.
Held: The judge’s direction had been over elaborate, and gave too much weight to the old law. . .
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Commonwealth, Crime

Updated: 01 June 2022; Ref: scu.159297