Regina 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 child had given a creditable and accurate account.


Hooper LJ


Times 10-Apr-2006


Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 27


England and Wales


CitedG v Director of Public Prosecutions CACD 1997
The court considered with respect to evidence given by video interview, the need to recognise the importance of whether passages might possibly have been influenced by others. . .
CitedRegina 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? . .
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Criminal Practice

Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.240397