||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 416 (Apr)
|| UKHL 26
||House of Lords
Lord Bingham of Cornhill, Lord Steyn, Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry and Lord Carswell
||Kier Starmer QC and Heather Williams (instructed by Hickman & Rose) for the claimant.
||Simon Freeland QC and Jeremy Johnson (instructed by Dolmans, Cardiff) for the chief constable.
||28 April 2005
Civil evidence - Admissibility - Similar fact evidence - Correct test of admissibility - Relevance.
The test of relevance was the correct test of admissibility of similar fact evidence in a civil suit. Such evidence was admissible if it was potentially probative of an issue in the action.
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