|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 70 (Oct)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Toulson LJ, Gibbs and Andrew Smith JJ
|Representation||Andrew Baker (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant|
|Simon Phillips (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown|
|Judgment Dates:||5 October 2007|
Criminal law - Trial - Fitness to plead - Hearsay - Judge admitting hearsay evidence in proceedings to determine whether defendant who was unfit to stand trial had done act or made omission charged against him - Whether proceedings constituting criminal proceedings - Whether judge erring in admitting hearsay evidence - (Insanity) Act 1964, s 4A - , ss 116, .