Director of Public Prosecutions v Meakin: Admn 4 May 2006

Appeal against stay of prosecution as abuse of process.
Held: The appeal failed. Openshaw J said: ‘The concept of a fair trial involves fairness to the prosecution and to the public as well as to the defendant.’


Scott Baker LJ, Openshaw J


[2006] EWHC 1067 (Admin)




Road Traffic Act 1988


CitedRegina v Gleeson CACD 16-Oct-2003
At the close of the prosecution case, the defendant’s counsel submitted that, following Nock, there was no case to answer. The prosecution sought to amend the indictment by adding an allegation of a statutory conspiracy, and to re-open the case, but . .
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Magistrates, Criminal Practice

Updated: 06 July 2022; Ref: scu.241744