Practice and Procedure

R V B (2004)

PUBLISHED June 24, 2004

[2004] EWCA Crim 1770

Where a witness, in relation to an offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, made a statement favourable to the defendant but later gave evidence that she had no recollection of the incident, the defendant was entitled to cross-examine her on the previous written statement by virtue of Criminal Procedure Act 1865, s.5.

CA (Crim Div) (Judge LJ, Treacy J, Sir Richard Rougier)