Practice and Procedure

R v H (2010)

PUBLISHED January 29, 2010

[2010] EWCA Crim 312

Convictions for rape when the offender was under 14 years old were unsafe, as the jury had not been given a direction on the presumption that a child under 14 was presumed to be incapable of crime.

CA (Crim Div) (Pill LJ, Bennett J, Field J)