R v Christou ; R v Wright (Christopher)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date21 May 1992
Date21 May 1992
CourtCourt of Appeal (Criminal Division)
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43 cases
  • Thomas v R
    • Cayman Islands
    • Court of Appeal (Cayman Islands)
    • 11 August 1994
    ...Yi-choi v. R., [1986] LRC (Crim.) 340, not followed. (6) R. v. Bailey, [1993] 3 All E.R. 513. (7) R. v. Christou, [1992] Q.B. 949; [1992] 4 All E.R. 559; (1992), 95 Cr. App. R. 264, dictum of Lord Taylor, C.J. applied. (8) R. v. Mason, [1988] 1 W.L.R. 139; [1987] 3 All E.R. 481; (1987), 86 ......
  • R (Saifi) v Governor of Brixton Prison
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 21 December 2000
    ... ... June and 21st September 1999 the Metropolitan Stipendiary magistrate at Bow Street, Mr Christopher Pratt, declined to exclude the evidence relied on by the second respondent, found that there was ... could only be challenged on Wednesbury principles (see O'Leary 87 CAR 387 at 391 and Christou 95 CAR 264 at 270). Mr Garlick also referred to Khan [1997] AC 558 in which Lord Nolan, ... ...
  • R v Khan (Sultan)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 2 July 1996
  • Re Proulx
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
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4 books & journal articles
  • The governance of covert investigation.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 34 No. 3, December 2010
    • 1 December 2010
    ...offences is to take place- except under the circumstances prescribed by PACE and its attendant Codes of Practice, see R v Christou [1992] 4 All ER 559. The Codes of Practice supplementing the PACE are published online: see Home Office (UK), Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) and A......
  • Testing Fidelity to Legal Values: Official Involvement and Criminal Justice
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 63-5, September 2000
    • 1 September 2000
    ...somewhat lower than that proposed here.67 (1994) 98 Cr App R 209.68 The phrase of Lord Taylor CJ in Christou and Wright (1992) 95 Cr App R 264, a case in which theissue was slightly different (in that it was assumed that the ‘sting’ was to gather evidence of crimesalready committed) but whe......
  • Recent Judicial Decisions
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles No. 71-3, July 1998
    • 1 July 1998
    ...his pose toask questions about anoffence and thus circumvent the Code." SeeCriminal Evidence byRichard May, para. 10-52.R. v. Christou [1992] 3 WLR 228, resulted from a police operation said to be uniquein this country albeit similar operations have been mounted in the United States. Police......
  • The Right to Silence and Undercover Police Operations
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage International Journal of Police Science and Management No. 5-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...exer-cised the right to silence.(22) Bailey and Smith [1993] Crim LR681.(23) Ibid. at 684.(24) Ibid. at 681.(25) See below n. 27.(26) [1992] 1 QB 979. Hereafter referredto as Christou and Wright.(27) Ibid. at 991. The Code referred to inthis quotation is under s. 66 of thePolice and Crimina......

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