Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 140 (May)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Grigson and Beatson JJ

Representation Paul Sharkey (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Jeremy Morgan QC (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) as amicus curiae.
Judgment Dates: 12 May 2003


Criminal evidence and procedure - Costs - Award out of central funds - Defendant's costs after successful appeal - Entitlement - s 13.

The Case

In the absence of clear unambiguous statutory words, it was not appropriate to impose a public expense requirement to award costs out of central funds into s13 of the .

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