|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 437|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Lord Bingham of Cornhill CJ, McKinnon and Bracewell JJ
|Representation||David Spens QC and Gareth Branston (instructed by Kaim Todner) for the appellant.|
|James Curtis QC and Nicholas Hilliard (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||29 April 1999|
Criminal law - Unfitness to plead - Determination whether defendant had done act or made omission charged against him as offence - Whether on determination it was open to defendant to raise defence of diminished responsibility - .