Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 189 (Oct)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court

Pitchford LJ and Haddon-Cave J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Douglas Page (instructed by Blavo and Co) for the appellant.
  Timothy Devlin (instructed by the crown Prosecution Service) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 19 October 2012


Criminal Law - Trial - Fitness to plead - Minors - Appellant 13 year old child being charged with sexual offence - District judge finding appellant fit to plead - Appellant appealing by case stated - Whether judge erring in finding appellant fit to plead - .

The Case

Criminal Law Trial. The Divisional Court dismissed the appellant child's appeal by way of case stated against the district judge's finding that he was fit to plead.

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