Practice and Procedure

R v F (2013)

PUBLISHED March 14, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 424

A judge had applied the wrong test of the competence of a witness because she had considered the court's difficulties in communicating with the witness rather than the witness's ability to understand questions and give intelligible answers.

CA (Crim Div) (Treacy LJ, Saunders J, Judge Milford QC)