Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of (1) LESLIE GIBSON (2) DAVID GIBSON v WINCHESTER CROWN COURT (2004)

PUBLISHED February 24, 2004

[2004] EWHC 361 (Admin)

On an application of Prosecution of Offences Act 1985 s.22(3) it was open to the courts to hold that there was a good and sufficient cause to extend custody time limits notwithstanding that the prosecution had failed to act with all due diligence and expedition in one minor respect.

DC (Lord Woolf of Barnes LCJ, Rose LJ, Royce J)