Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 121 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] UKPC 31
Court: Privy Council
Judge:

Lord Hope, Lord Kerr, Lord Dyson, Lord Reed and Sir Anthony Hooper

Representation Edward Fitzgerald QC and Richard Samuel (instructed by Herbert Smith LLP) for the defendants.
  Tom Poole (instructed by Charles Russell LLP) for the Queen.
Judgment Dates: 16 August 2012

Catchwords

Jamaica - Practice - Appeal - Privy Council - Defendants being convicted of murder - Permission to appeal being refused by the Court of Appeal of Jamaica - Defendants applying to Privy Council for permission to appeal over eight years out of time - What the approach to be adopted where application for permission lodged long out of time - Judicial Committee (Appellate Jurisdiction) Rules Order 2009, .

The Case

Jamaica Practice. The Privy Council allowed the defendants' applications permission to appeal against their convictions and sentences when application made over eight years out of time.

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