Practice and Procedure

R V PGA (1999)

PUBLISHED May 21, 1999

In an appeal against a conviction for rape there was no evidence to suggest that the complainant had consented to intercourse, and accordingly the trial judge was not wrong to omit a direction to the jury as to the possibility of a genuine mistaken belief that the victim was consenting.

CA (Crim Div) (Roch LJ, Harrison J, Elias J)