Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 437
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

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

Catchwords

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 - .

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