Practice and Procedure

R v R (2008)

PUBLISHED February 29, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 370

The Crown could invoke its right of appeal under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.58 provided that the relevant "acquittal agreement" had been made in good faith; the court had no role to play and in particular had no power to decide whether the acquittal agreement was objectively justified.

CA (Crim Div) (Dyson LJ, Collins J, Maddison J)