Practice and Procedure

R v N : R v D : R v L (2010)

PUBLISHED April 22, 2010

[2010] EWCA Crim 941

The drafting of an indictment required close attention to the realities of the case and none at all to the theoretical legal possibilities which might arise, in order to avoid the inclusion of unnecessary counts and the consequent wasting of scarce and valuable resources.

CA (Crim Div) (Lord Judge LCJ, David Clarke J, Lloyd Jones J)