Practice and Procedure

R v BA (2012)

PUBLISHED July 11, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1529

Deciding whether an offence was one in respect of which a spouse could be compelled to give evidence under the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 s.80(3) had to be done by reference to the legal nature of the charged offence and not the factual circumstances surrounding the offence.

CA (Crim Div) (Sir John Thomas (President), Collins J, Singh J)