Regina v Jennings, Regina v Johnson, Regina v Mullins: CACD 6 Sep 1993

No appeal lies against a Crown Court decision not to sever an indictment at a preparatory hearing. As an interlocutory order no appeal lay.


Ind Summary 18-Oct-1993, Ind Summary 06-Sep-1993, Times 29-Oct-1993, (1993) 98 Cr App R 308


Criminal Justice Act 1987 7(1) 9(11)


England and Wales


CitedIn re Gunawardena, Harbutt and Banks CACD 1990
The defendant applied to stay the proceedings on the grounds that they were an abuse of process.
Held: The application for leave to appeal was rejected. The application to stay was not within the ambit of the preparatory hearing and therefore . .

Cited by:

CitedRegina v Claydon; Regina v Regina v Hall; Regina v Costall; Regina v French CACD 13-Jun-2001
The defendants faced substantial trials involving drugs offences. At a preparatory hearing the court made decisions about abuse of process and as to what evidence might be admitted. The prosecutor said there was no right of appeal.
Held: . .
CitedH, Regina v (Interlocutory application: Disclosure) HL 28-Feb-2007
The trial judge had refused an order requested at a preparatory hearing by the defence for the disclosure of documents held by the prosecutor. The House was now asked whether a right of appeal existed against such a refusal.
Held: The practice . .
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Updated: 25 May 2022; Ref: scu.86995