Practice and Procedure

R V EMMETT & ANOR (1997)

PUBLISHED November 13, 1997

There was a right to appeal against confiscation orders when the defendant had accepted the allegation by the prosecution under s.3(1)(a) Drug Trafficking Offences Act 1986, but the defendant bore the burden of proof to show his agreement was a mistake of law or fact.

HL (Lord Goff of Chieveley, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead, Lord Steyn, Lord Clyde)