Magistrates had failed to sign the committal papers when sending the case to the crown court.
Held: Applying Hall, the committal remained effective.
References:  76 Cr App R 152
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:
- Cited – Brizzalari v Regina CACD 19-Feb-2004
In closing, prosecuting counsel had suggested that during the trial two matters had been mentioned by the defence which had not been mentioned earlier, and that the jury should feel free to draw proper inferences under the 1984 Act from that . .
(Times 03-Mar-04,  EWCA Crim 310, )
- Cited – Bentham, Regina (on the Application of) v HM Prison Wandsworth Admn 7-Feb-2006
The defendant sought a writ of habeas corpus, saying that he had been wrongfully committed to the crown court under the 1998 Act. The note referred only to a ‘conspiracy without further specification. The crown court had remitted him to the . .
(,  EWHC 121 (Admin))
These lists may be incomplete.
Last Update: 27 November 2020; Ref: scu.194271