Chan Wei Keung v The Queen

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1967
Date1967
Year1967
CourtPrivy Council
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  • Barry Wizzard v The Queen
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 29 March 2007
    ...published by this country's Judicial Studies Board. That specimen direction reflected the approach laid down by this Board in Chan Wei Keung v The Queen [1967] 2 AC 160. In R v Mushtaq [2005] UKHL 25; [2005] 1 WLR 1513, however, the House of Lords disapproved that direction. It held that......
  • R v Mushtaq (Ashfaq Ahmed)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 21 April 2005
    ...was made to the judgment of the Court of Criminal Appeal in R v Bass [1953] 1QB 680 and the judgment of the Privy Council in Chan Wei Keung v The Queen [1967] 2AC 160. In R v Bass (where Lord Goddard was also a member of the court) Byrne J stated at page 684: "It is to be observed, as thi......
  • William Ovenell ; Walter A. Cartwright Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 26 January 1968
    ...to evidence once admitted the prerogative of the jury. Since then a case to which my Lord, Lord Justice Diplock, has referred, Chan Wei Keung v. The Queen (reported in 51 Criminal Appeal Reports 257), the Privy Council case on appeal from the Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Hong Ko......
  • R v Burgess
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 7 March 1968
    ...the High Court of Australia and in the Privy Council in this country, the most recent decision, that in the Privy Council, being Chan Wei Keung v. The Queen reported in 1967 2 Weekly Law Reports at page 552. The position now is that the admissibility is a matter for the Judge; that it is th......
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  • Preliminary Sections
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1985. Part I Preliminary Sections
    • 22 November 2022
    ...689 Chairman L.E.D.B. v. Ashani (1937) 3 W.A.C.A. 143 ....................................... 664 Chan Wei-Keung v. The Queen (1967) 2 W.L.R. 552 ....................................... 549 Cheesman v. Bowaters United Kingdom Paper Mills Ltd (1971) 3 ..............................................
  • Table of Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 11-4, October 2007
    • 1 October 2007
    .... . 323Celanese Canada Inc. v Murray DemolitionCorp. 2006 SCC 36 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57Chan Wei Keun v The Queen [1967]2 AC 160. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 341Clow v HM Advocate [2007] HCJAC 24. . 344–345Coe v Sturgeon General Hospital Dist......
  • Noticeboard
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 11-4, October 2007
    • 1 October 2007
    ...from the principle againstself-incrimination which is a long-recognised common law principle. Cases suchas Chan Wei Keun vThe Queen [1967] 2 AC 160 that reject the direction required byMushtaq are not compatible with that principle.There are two loose ends in Wizzard. First, the Privy Counc......
  • Evidence 1
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Sasegbon's Laws of Nigeria. Volume 10. Part I Evidence 1
    • 30 June 2016
    ...made, he was coerced, or induced to make it, the statement is voluntarily made and admissible . – See: Chan Wei- Keung v. The Queen (1967) 2 W.L.R. 552.”- Per Karibi-Whyte, J.S.C. in Owie v. The State (1985) 4 S.C. 1 at 27; (1985) 16 N.S.C.C. (Pt. I) 548 at 558. 909. An accused’s confession......
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