Practice and Procedure

R V (1) RASOOL (2) CHOUDHARY (1997)

PUBLISHED February 5, 1997

Whether refusal to discharge jury due to accused's mental state rendered conviction unsafe. Effect of s.9 of the Interception of Communications Act 1986 in relation to consensual interceptions. Effect of decision in R v Effik (1994) 3 WLR 583 on the principle in R v Preston (1993) 3 WLR 891. Overruled by House of Lords in Morgans v Director of Public Prosecutions (2000) LTL 17/2/2000.

CA (Crim Div) (Stuart-Smith LJ, Forbes J, Smedley J)