Regina v Hanton: CACD 2005

The court set out the test for whether a video recording of an interview was admissible: ‘Could a reasonable jury properly directed be sure that the witness has given a credible and accurate account on the video tape, notwithstanding any breaches? If ‘Yes’, it was a matter for the jury. If ‘No’ the interview would be inadmissible.’


[2005] EWCA Crim 2009


England and Wales

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CitedRegina v K (Evidence: Child video interview) CACD 10-Mar-2006
The defendant appealed admission into evidence against him of a video recording of if the child complainant.
Held: The admissibility of such a recording as evidence of indecent assault rested primarily on whether a jury could be sure that the . .
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Criminal Evidence

Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.240399