Regina v Newell – WLR Daily

Posted April 3rd, 2012 in admissibility, appeals, evidence, law reports by sally

Regina v Newell [2012] EWCA Crim 650; [2012] WLR (D) 105

“A statement made on a plea and case management hearing form by the defendant’s counsel, although admissible in principle as a matter of law, should not, in the exercise of the court’s discretion under section 78 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (‘PACE’), be admitted in evidence against the defendant at trial, provided that the case had been conducted in accordance with the letter and the spirit of the Criminal Procedure Rules 2011.”

WLR Daily, 30th March 2012