Rymer v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

Posted July 26th, 2010 in criminal procedure, law reports, pleadings, road traffic offences by sally

Rymer v Director of Public Prosecutions [2010] EWHC 1848 (Admin); [2010] WLR (D) 197

“A defendant who had pleaded guilty by post in response to a written charge in respect of summary offences and who had been convicted by the justices in his absence pursuant to s 12(4) of the Magistrates’ Court Act 1980 did not have an automatic right to change his plea at a resumed hearing after the case had been adjourned for sentencing pursuant to s 12(5) of the 1980 Act.”

WLR Daily, 22nd July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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