Unconstitutionally Obtained Evidence in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Gur Corporation v Trust Bank of Africa Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 Jul 1986
    ...... regimes which come to power unconstitutionally in the light of our assessment of whether they ... Bank and the Ciskei must rely on other evidence for the proposition that South Africa still ... is indistinguishable from that which obtained in the case of the G.D.R. and its government at ......
  • National Westminster Bank Plc v Spectrum Plus Ltd and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 30 Jun 2005
    ...... amounts paid by way of taxes unconstitutionally imposed began with the first year in which they ...It opened an account with the bank, obtained an overdraft facility of £250,000 and, on 30 ...There is no evidence that any instructions regarding Spectrum's ......
  • Dr Ali Mahmoud Hassan Mohamed v Mr Abdulmagid Breish
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 May 2020
    ......The parties adduced substantial expert evidence of Libyan law for the purposes of resolution of ... of the means by which its power has been obtained . In fact I rather think a de jure government in ... because it acquired power unconstitutionally or otherwise than in accordance with local law. . ......
  • Mustafa Kamel Mustafa (otherwise Abu Hamza) v Government of the United States of America and another
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 20 Jun 2008
    ...... , it is founded in whole or in part on evidence obtained directly or indirectly by torture or ill ... it found evidence to have been unconstitutionally coerced. Mr Maloy does not refer to this ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Canada: Money Laundering Update
    • Núm. 4-3, Enero 1997
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 265-268
    In Canada, money laundering has been an offence since 1989. Section 462.31(1) of the Criminal Code provides:
    ...... y t o conside r al l o f th e evidence , an d th e cred - ibilit y o f th e ......
  • Rhodesia: The Abdication Of Constitutionalism
    • Núm. 32-1, Enero 1969
    • The Modern Law Review
    ...... a country over which a usurper has obtained con- trol to decide its status. The law ... extensive re-examination of the evidence at the present time con- vinced them ... British government acted unconstitutionally and amounts to little more than a ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • 2017 Mid-Year Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    Welcome to BakerHostetler’s 2017 Mid-Year Cross-Border Government Investigations and Regulatory Enforcement Review. This edition delivers news, analysis and insights into key developments in the cr...
    ...... under the Dodd-Frank Act we re unconstitutionally vague because they e ncompass innocuous conduct ... testi mony did not “taint” the evidence used by the gover nment. 43 The case, United ..., hold ing that incriminating statements obtained by foreig n governments must be volun tary in ......
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