Practice and Procedure


PUBLISHED March 21, 2012

Trial - Retrial - Application to quash acquittal of acquitted person and for retrial

R v B: CA (Crim Div) (Lord Chief Justice Lord Judge, Mrs Justice Macur, Mr Justice Saunders): 29 February 2012

Section 78(2) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 provides: ?Evidence is new if it was not adduced in the proceedings in which the person was acquitted (nor, if those were appeal proceedings, in earlier proceedings to which the appeal related).?

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