Regina v Acton Justices ex parte McMullen and others: CACD 1991

Evidence in support of an application for a witness’ statement which was to be read out, should be supported by oral evidence, though that may properly be given by a police officer.


(1991) 92 Cr App R 98


Criminal Justice Act 1988 23(3)


England and Wales

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CitedLobban, Regina v CACD 7-May-2004
The defendant appealed his conviction. A witness statement had been read, but he had wanted to cross examine her. The court was satisfied that her refusal to give evidence in person was through fear.
Held: In making the decision, the judge had . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.199781