Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 04 (Dec)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Buxton LJ, Holman and Astill LJJ

Representation Dorian Day QC (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Timothy Barnes QC (instructed by the Serious Fraud Office) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 28 November 2002


Criminal evidence and procedure - Appeal - Grounds of appeal - Reference by Criminal Cases Review Commission - Defendant not restricted to advancing ground which had not been a basis for reference - s 14(5).

The Case

Section14(5) of the permitted a defendant whose case had been referred to the Court of Appeal, Criminal Division by the Criminal Cases Review Commission to put forward any ground of appeal that arose from the original trial whether or not it was a basis on which the CCRC had referred the matter to the court.

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