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
England and Wales
Criminal Practice, Health
Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.377226