Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 299 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2608
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Keene LJ, Leveson J and Judge Rant QC

Representation Paul Thomas (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Phillip Harris-Jenkins (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 11 November 2002


Criminal law - Grievous bodily harm - Meaning of grievous bodily harm - Direction to jury - Adequacy of direction.

The Case

The defendant's conviction for offences of aggravated burglary and wounding with intent to do grievous bodily harm was safe because the judge had not erred in his directions to the jury in the circumstances.

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