|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 457|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division|
Laws LJ, Garland J and Judge Crane
|Representation||Sherry Nabijou (instructed by Munro) for the appellant.|
|Piers Wouchope (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.|
|Judgment Dates:||30 April 1999|
Criminal law - Evidence - Evidence of bad character - Defendant indicating that if judge ruled in favour of prosecution application to cross-examine him as to character he would discontinue his evidence - Whether judge entitled to rule that in those circumstances prosecution would be permitted to adduce evidence of bad character - .