Culmer v The Queen: PC 29 Jul 1997

(Bahamas) Section 325 prevailed as the leading provision in the Code relating to the defence of provocation in The Bahamas.


[1997] UKPC 43, [1997] 1 WLR 1296




Penal Code of The Bahamas 1987 325

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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. . .
CitedWilliams v The Queen PC 23-Nov-1998
(Saint Vincent and the Grenadines) The defendant was convicted of having killed his wife. He had killed his children but faced no charge on that issue. He complained of the admission of evidence showing that he had killed the children. In his . .
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Commonwealth, Crime

Updated: 01 June 2022; Ref: scu.159254