Regina v A (B) – WLR Daily

Regina v A (B) [2012] EWCA Crim 1529; [2012] WLR (D) 199

“Whether an offence charged involved an assault on, or injury or threat of injury to, the spouse or civil partner of the person charged, so that the spouse or civil partner was a compellable witness under section 80(2A)(3) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, was to be determined solely by reference to the terms of the indictment and not by reference to the evidence to be adduced about the circumstances of the particular offence.”

WLR Daily, 11th July 2012