Vincent v The Queen; Franklyn v the Queen: PC 30 Jun 1993

Jamaica- prosecution must provide copies of statements to defence. The provisions of section 20(1) and (6) of the Jamaican Constitution ‘do no more than codify in writing the requirements of the common law which ensure that an accused person receives a fair trial’.


Lord Woolf


Gazette 30-Jun-1993, [1993] 1 WLR 862



Cited by:

CitedDirector of Public Prosecutions and others v Tokai and others PC 12-Jun-1996
(Trinidad and Tobago) The appellant had been charged in 1981 with offences alleged to have been committed shortly before. The proceedings continued until his appeal for one was dismissed in 1988. The wounding charges were proceeded with only in . .
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Criminal Practice, Commonwealth, Constitutional

Updated: 06 August 2022; Ref: scu.90170