Practice and Procedure

R v CI: R v AP: R v TI (2008)

PUBLISHED December 18, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 3062

Evidence which was the product of a letter of request issued under a bilateral treaty between the United Kingdom and Nigeria was inadmissible in a criminal trial where it had been transmitted to the UK without the consent of the Nigerian Attorney General, who was the "Central Authority" of Nigeria under the treaty.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ, Treacy J, Sir Peter Cresswell)