|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 36 (Dec)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Hughes LJ, Treacy J and Sir Peter Cresswell
|Representation||Andrew Mitchell QC (instructed by Speechley Bircham LLP) for I.|
|Roy Amlot QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||3 December 2008|
Criminal law - Trial - Preparatory hearing - Money laundering - Admissibility of evidence - Defendant's husband being former Nigerian official accused of corruption - Defendant being tried with others in United Kingdom for money laundering - Bilateral treaty between UK and Nigeria requiring identification of accused persons - Crown Prosecution Service sending letters to Nigerian authorities requesting information - Letters failing to state purpose as being for intended prosecution of defendant - Judge ruling evidence inadmissible at trial of defendant in UK - Whether judge erring - ss 35, 36 - .