Her Majesty’s Advocate v CAM: ScSf 21 Nov 2012

The appellant challenged his conviction saying that there had been too long a delay in his trial.


Lady Paton, Lord Mackay of Drumadoon, Lady Cosgrove


[2012] ScotHC HCJAC – 161, 2013 SLT 126, 2013 SCCR 67, 2013 GWD 1-21, 2013 SCL 128






CitedAttorney-General’s Reference (No 2 of 2001) HL 11-Dec-2003
The house was asked whether it might be correct to stay criminal proceedings as an abuse where for delay. The defendants were prisoners in a prison riot in 1998. The case only came on for trial in 2001, when they submitted that the delay was an . .
CitedSpiers v Ruddy PC 12-Dec-2007
Limits to Powers in Devolution Cases
Mr Spiers had complained as to the competency of two temporary sheriffs called to hear case against him, saying that the temporary nature of their appointments did not allow them to constitute an independent tribunal. He now complained that the . .
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Criminal Practice, Human Rights

Updated: 14 November 2022; Ref: scu.471091