Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 70 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 527
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Longmore LJ, Johnson J and The Recorder of Manchester

Representation James Turner QC (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Phillip St John-Stevens (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 7 March 2002


Criminal evidence - Careless driving with excess alcohol - Burden of Proof - Defence ||Reverse burden - Whether statutory offence imposing burden of proof on defendant in contravention of his right to a fair trial - s 15(3).

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