Regina v Ward, Andrews, Broadley: CACD 20 Dec 2000

Hearsay evidence that the accused was present at the scene of a crime might be admissible subject to appropriate directions being given to secure the safety of that admission. The court could direct that only if the circumstances surrounding the statement could justify weight being given to the statement should the statement be relied upon.
Waller LJ
Times 02-Feb-2001, [2000] EWCA Crim 80
Bailii
England and Wales

Updated: 23 March 2021; Ref: scu.158730