Practice and Procedure

R v RT : R v MH (2001)

PUBLISHED July 26, 2001

[2001] EWCA Crim 1877

Questions or evidence about false statements in the past by a complainant about sexual assaults or a failure to complain about the alleged sexual assault that was the subject matter of the charge, while complaining about other sexual assaults, were not ones "about" any sexual behaviour of the complainant for the purposes of s.41 Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999.

CA (Crim Div) (Keene LJ, Garland J, Burton J)