Criminal Appeals Under the Criminal Appeal Act of 1907: With Rules of Court and Forms

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Butterworth & Company, 1908 - 120 pages
 

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Page 19 - Where an appellant has been convicted of an offence and the jury could on the indictment have found him guilty of some other offence...
Page 33 - Every person charged with an offence, and the wife or husband, as the case may be, of the person so charged shall be a competent witness for the defence at every stage of 64 JP 183. the proceedings whether the person so charged is charged solely or jointly with any other person.
Page 56 - ... on any ground of appeal which involves a question of fact alone, or a question of mixed law and fact, or...
Page 22 - If on any appeal it appears to the Court of Criminal Appeal that, although the appellant was guilty of the act or omission charged against him, he was insane at the time the act was done or omission made, so as not to be responsible according to law for his actions, the Court may quash the sentence passed at the trial and order the appellant to be kept in custody as a criminal lunatic under the Trial of Lunatics Act, 1883, in the same manner as if a special verdict had been found by the jury under...
Page 31 - If the cause or matter requires any prolonged examination of documents or any scientific or local investigation which cannot in the opinion of the Court or a judge conveniently be made before a jury or conducted by the Court through its other ordinary officers ; or (c) If the question in dispute consists wholly or in part of matters of account...
Page 58 - Acts mentioned in the schedule to this Act are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the third column of that schedule.
Page 52 - Act shall be laid before each House of Parliament forthwith, and, if an address is presented to His Majesty by either House of Parliament within the next subsequent twenty-one days on which that House has sat...
Page 114 - ... condemn such person to the payment of the whole or any part of the costs or expenses incurred in and about the prosecution and conviction for the offence of which he shall be convicted, if to such court it shall seem fit so to do...
Page 102 - LM the sum of of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be made and levied of...
Page 19 - If it appears to the Court of Criminal Appeal that an Powers of appellant, though not properly convicted on some count or part of the indictment, has been properly convicted on some other count or part of the indictment, the Court may either affirm the sentence passed on the appellant at the trial, or pass such sentence in substitution therefor as they think proper, and as may be warranted in law by the verdict on the count or part of the indictment on which the Court consider that the appellant...

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