Practice and Procedure

C PLC (Respondent) v P (Appellant) & ATTORNEY GENERAL (Intervenor) (2007)

PUBLISHED May 22, 2007

[2007] EWCA Civ 493

Even before the enactment of the Human Rights Act 1998 , the privilege against self-incrimination could not be invoked in respect of evidence which existed independently of any compulsory questioning of the defendant or any application of the court's compulsory discovery process.

CA (Civ Div) (Longmore LJ, Lawrence Collins LJ, Sir Martin Nourse)