Practice Note (Criminal Evidence: Unused Material)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
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49 cases
  • Kulwant v Public Prosecutor
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 17 Abril 1986 lacuna in the CPC making it necessary to resort to English law. For his purposes, Mr Murugason relied upon the `Guidelines` [1982] 1 All ER 734; 74 Cr App R 302 of the Attorney General of England for the disclosure of `unused material` to the defence. These guidelines are reproduced in A......
  • Breslin and Others v McKenna and Others
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 20 Marzo 2008
    ...v. Keane [1994] 1 W.L.R. 746. Under the earlier Attorney General's guidelines (Practice Note (Criminal Evidence: Unused Material) [1982] 1 All E.R. 734), the documents disclosed would almost invariably have fallen within the immunity principle as extended in Watson v. M'Ewan [1905] A.C. 480......
  • Minister for Justice v Stapleton
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 21 Febrero 2006
    ...following the issuing in that year of theAttorney General's Guidelines on disclosure of information to the defence, see Practice Note [1982] 1 All E.R. 734. He refers to the case of Reg. v. Ward (C.A.) [1993] 1 W.L.R. 619, and other cases which developed the obligation further and to variou......
  • R v H (Interlocutory application: Disclosure)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 28 Febrero 2007
    ...from prior to the issue of the Attorney General's Guidelines in December 1981 (Practice Note (Criminal Evidence: Unused Material) [1982] 1 All ER 734), to the case of Ward (Judith) [1993] 1 WLR 619, to the statutory provisions of sections 3–7 of the 1996 Act and to date. 90 In G [2004] E......
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9 books & journal articles
  • Disclosure of Foreign Intelligence Material: CPIA, Norwich Pharmacal and the War on Terror
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 15-4, October 2011
    • 1 Octubre 2011 the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and in conjunction with the revisedAttorney-General’s Guidelines and Code for Crown Prosecutors.8 (1982) 74 Cr App R 302.9 MG6C.10 MG6D.11 Subjectto the test of relevance imposed by CPIA.12 CPIA,s. 21(2).13 RvH and C [2004] UKHL 3, [2004] 2 AC 134.14 CPIA,s.......
  • The Disclosure Sanctions Review: Another Missed Opportunity?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 17-3, July 2013
    • 1 Julio 2013
    ...officers in terms of ‘doing the defence’s job for them’. 9 Attorney-General’s Guidelines on the Disclosure of Unused Evidence 1981 (1982) 74 Cr App R 302. TheGuidelines themselves were an attempt to resolve early uncertainty as to the precise nature ofany duty on the prosecution to disclose......
  • What Next for Public Interest Immunity?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 69-1, February 2005
    • 1 Febrero 2005
    ...(Blackstone Press: London, 1997); J. A. Epp,Building on the Decade of Disclosure in Criminal Procedure (Cavendish: London, 2001).6 (1982) 74 Cr App R 302.7 A far from exhaustive list includes R vRichardson, Conlon, Armstrong and Hill, TheTimes (20 October 1989), CA; R vMcIlkenny and Others ......
  • The adversarial defence lawyer: Myths, disclosure and efficiency—A contemporary analysis of the role in the era of the Criminal Procedure Rules
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 24-1, January 2020
    • 1 Enero 2020
    ...11(1).10. Above n. 6, at 7.11. Guidelines for the Disclosure of ‘Unused Material’ to the Defence in Cases to be Tried on Indictment (1982) 74 Cr App R 302,para. 1. Although the guidelines are non-statutory, to all intents and purposes they are intended to have the force of a statutoryprovis......
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