Davey v Lee

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1967
Year1967
CourtDivisional Court
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16 cases
  • DPP v Stonehouse
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 30 June 1977
    ...to be considered as attempts to commit it, but acts immediately connected with it are." 43A similar view was expressed in Davey v. Lee [1968] 1 Q.B. 366 and, while there is not infrequently difficulty in applying this principle to the facts of a particular case, (See Comer v. Bloomfield (1......
  • Haughton v Smith
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 21 November 1973
    ...ought to be considered as an attempt." 10 A more modern definition is to be found in the judgment of Lord Parker C.J. in Davey v. Lee [1968] 1 Q.B. 366 at p. 370 where he said: "What amounts to an attempt has been described variously in the authorities, and for my part I prefer to adopt the......
  • Erskine v Goel
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 27 July 1977
    ...been already defined in Stephen's Digest of the Criminal Law, Art. 49, a definition in more modern times adopted by Lord Parlor, C.J. in Davey v. Lee, (1967) 2 A.E.R., at p. 425 thus: “What amounts to an attempt has been described variously in she authorities, and, for my part, I prefer to ......
  • Stanley Erskine v Jaiprakash Goel
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date
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1 books & journal articles
  • The Pitfalls in the Law of Attempt: A New Perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 69-2, April 2005
    • 1 April 2005
    ...117 at 119ff, 139, 140; R v McPherson (1857) 169 ER975; R v Collins (1864) 9 Cox CC 497 at 499; R v Linneker [1906] 2 KB 99; Davey vLee [1968] 1 QB 366 at The Journal of Criminal Law which has now been expressly repudiated as a defence in most jurisdic-tions, including Tasmania.75 In the ab......

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