|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 142|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Judge LJ, Mitchell J and the Recorder of Birmingham
|Representation||Leon da Costa (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the applicant.|
|Graham Buchanan (instructed by the Solicitor for Customs & Excise) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||22 April 1998|
Criminal law - Drug trafficking - Confiscation order - Jurisdiction - Judge postponing hearing within six-month time limit - Judge falling ill - Listing officer further postponing hearing within six-month time limit - Judge postponing hearing beyond six-month time limit - Whether judge having jurisdiction to make confiscation order - .