Regina v Threapleton: CACD 19 Dec 2001

The defendant was made subject to a confiscation order. He appealed on the basis that the court had left two alternatives versions to the jury, and that it should therefore, when making such an order, take the version most favourable to the defendant.
Held: There was no such obligation. The rule in Efionayi applied only to a sentencing case strictu sensu. This is not such. The duty to make the assessment was placed on the Court, and in this context that meant the judge not the jury. He was therefore right to apply his own judgement.
Lord Justice Waller, Mr Justice Rougier and Mr Justice Stanley Burnton
Times 10-Jan-2002, [2001] EWCA Crim 2892, [2002] 2 Cr App R (S) 198
Criminal Justice Act 1988
England and Wales
DistinguishedRegina v Efionayi CACD 1995
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AppliedRuddick v Regina CACD 16-Apr-2003
A judge was required to take into account a confiscation order before making an order for costs, but that need not invalidate the orders. Was a financial order made before the forfeiture process was complete void or merely a ground for appeal? The . .

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Updated: 12 April 2021; Ref: scu.167353