Practice and Procedure

R V FOWLER (1987)

PUBLISHED July 16, 1987

Where defendant was charged with handling stolen goods and prosecution wished to adduce evidence of a previous conviction of theft or handling stolen goods, they were barred by s.27(3)(b) Theft Act 1968 from proof of the fact of the conviction and when it took place: appeal against conviction for handling

CA (Crim Div) (Watkins LJ, Henry J, Mars-Jones J)