Once an indictment had been preferred in accordance with the order of the Court of Appeal, the trial judge had the same powers of amendment under s.5 Indictments Act 1915 as he would have had at the original trial, provided that no amendment was permitted which would offend the purpose of s.7 Criminal Appeal Act 1968.

CA (Crim Div) (Clarke LJ, Bell J, Nelson J)

06/10/1999

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