Regina v Ghulam: CACD 21 Oct 2009

If a defendant wished the court to consider whether he was fit to plead, he must provide reports from two medical experts to comply with the statute. In this case, the court had been provided with only one, and was therefore unable to consider the plea.


Lord Justice Stanley Burnton, Mr Justice Penry-Davey and Mrs Justice Sharpe


Times 26-Oct-2009


Criminal Procedure (Insanity) Act 1964, Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (c. 28), Criminal Procedure (Insanity and Unfitness to Plead) Act 1991


England and Wales

Criminal Practice, Health

Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.377226