The court considered the words ‘any issue in those proceedings’ as contained in the section.
Held: The provision should be used only sparingly.
(1987) 85 Cr App R 304
Cited – Regina v Shanks CACD 19-Mar-2003
The appellant appealed his conviction for murder. He had shot his lover as she walked away from an argument. The fact of his conviction following mention of a guilty plea to possession of the firearm was complained of.
Held: The judge had . .
Cited – Regina v Harris CACD 19-Apr-2000
The purpose of section 74(3) was ‘not to define or enlarge the circumstances in which evidence is admissible of the fact that an accused has committed an offence, but simply to assist in the mode of proof of that fact (which it does in section 75): . .
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Updated: 09 May 2022; Ref: scu.223483