[2013] NICA 57

Whether the absence of legal representation at a sentencing hearing, due to inadequate remuneration within the legal aid scheme, gave rise to a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights 1950 art.6 was a highly fact-specific exercise which should be decided by the trial judge rather than by judicial review.

CA (NI) (Morgan LCJ, Higgins LJ, Girvan LJ)


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