R v Smith

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
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32 cases
  • DPP v Smith
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • Invalid date
  • Datuk Haji Harun bin Haji Idris (No 2); PP
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1976
  • Field v R
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 October 2011
    ...official concerned. 58 Predominantly, however, the approach of Lord Cranworth and Willes J has been adopted. Amongst the relevant cases is R v Smith, 59 where the appellant's defence to a charge of corruptly offering a bribe was that he had done so simply for the purpose of exposing corrupt......
  • Chai Him v Holee Holdings (M) Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Unspecified court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
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2 books & journal articles
  • Testing Fidelity to Legal Values: Official Involvement and Criminal Justice
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 63-5, September 2000
    • 1 September 2000
    ...but not, for example, in conspiracy cases, where there is nothingother than a passing reference in clause 50(3) to the common law.100 [1960] 2 QB 423.September 2000] Testing Fidelity to Legal ValuesßThe Modern Law Review Limited 2000 dishonesty. The defendant’s alleged motive was therefore ......
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1999, December 1999
    • 1 December 1999
    ...feelings and evil intentions’ (seeLim Kheng Kooi v R; [1957] MLJ 199) ‘purposely doing an act which the law forbids’ (see R v Smith) [1960] 1 All ER 256). ‘Corrupt’ is a question of intention. If the circumstances show that what a person has done or has omitted to do was moved by an evil in......

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