Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of DEMBO GOUMANE) v (1) CANTERBURY CROWN COURT (Defendant) (2) CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE (Interested party) (2009)

PUBLISHED June 26, 2009

[2009] EWHC 1711 (Admin)

A court had erred in refusing to allow an appeal to be abandoned where the appellant's wish for an abandonment had been indicated to the court after the appeal had been called on and he had been identified, but no steps had been taken to pursue the appeal hearing.

QBD (Admin) (Collins J)