Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 195 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Crim 2909
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Keene LJ, Hallett and Calvert-Smith JJ

Representation Gregory Hoare (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Paul Evans (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 15 November 2005


Criminal law - Verdict - Alternative offence - Rape - Indecent assault - Whether judge leaving indecent assault to jury as alternative offence amounting to commencement of proceedings - Whether Parliament intended to prevent conviction for conduct amounting to time-barred offence where proceedings commenced for more serious offence not subject to limitation period - , ss 6, 14, Sch 2, Para 10(a).

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