Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 412 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court

Pitchford J

Representation Nigel Ley (instructed by Whitfields, Formby) for the defendant.
  Stuart Mills (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 28 February 2003


Road traffic - Drink-driving - Blood specimen - Availability of part of specimen to defendant - Notification to defendant that part of specimen available to him - Delay between notification and taking of specimen - Admissibility of blood analysis.

The Case

In all the circumstances, the defendant was seeking to raise new matters of fact and law which were not contained in the case that had been stated by the justices for an appeal by the defendant against his conviction for drink driving. Accordingly, the appeal would be dismissed.

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