Ramstead v The Queen: PC 2 Dec 1998

New Zealand. Where a judge had received a note from the jury as to intended riders to their verdict, he was obliged to notify counsel and, having seen the foreman of the jury in chambers in counsel’s absence, the verdicts had constituted a material irregularity
Lord Steyn
Times 03-Dec-1998, [1998] UKPC 47, [1999] 2 WLR 698, [1999] 2 AC 92
EndorsedRegina v Gorman CACD 1987
Lord Lane CJ said: ‘ . . certain propositions can now be set out as to what should be done by a judge who receives a communication from a jury which has retired to considered its verdict.
First of all, if the communication raises something . .
[1987] 85 Cr App R 121

Cited by:
CitedRegina v Tantram; Regina v Bibby etc CACD 24-May-2001
The defendants appealed against their convictions for conspiracy in have combined to put into the human food chain poultry meat which had been condemned as unfit. The jury after retiremen had indicated that they had reached agreement on some . .
Times 20-Jul-01, [2001] EWCA Crim 1364

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Updated: 18 December 2020; Ref: scu.85663