The complainat had seen the burglar/defendant, noted his car number and later identified the car to the police. He identified the defendant from a group identification, but the codes of practice were not followed.
Held: Though the Codes had been breached the court must look to see whether this had lead to any unfairness, and in doing so the court of trial had a discretion to admit that evidenec. The admission of the identification evidence could not be faulted in this case.
(1990) 90 Cr App R 149,  CLY 808
Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984
England and Wales
Cited – Regina v Sewa Singh Gill and Paramjit Singh Gill CACD 31-Jul-2003
The appellants sought to challenge their convictions for cheating the Inland Revenue. They were accused of having hidden assets and income from the revenue. The appellants objected to the use at trial of material obtained in a ‘Hansard’ interview. . .
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Updated: 11 March 2021; Ref: scu.185073