Jemmison v Priddle: 1972

‘it is legitimate to charge on a single information one activity even though the activity may involve more than one act’.


Lord Widgery CJ


[1972] 56 Cr App R 229


England and Wales

Cited by:

ApprovedRegina v Merriman CACD 1973
Although the criminal division of the Court of Appeal is not so strictly bound by its own previous decisions as is the civil division, its liberty to depart from precedent which it is convinced was erroneous is restricted to cases where the . .
CitedTovey and Another v Regina CACD 9-Mar-2005
Each defendant appealed sentences where he had committed a series of offences and the sentence had been for specimen acts.
Held: When choosing representative offences a prosecutor should be careful to try to give the court a proper picture of . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.224232