Power to disregard police misconduct

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Power to disregard police misconduct

Published on 28th June 2012
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Joseph S R de Saram (JSRDS)

Information Security Architect / Intelligence Analyst / Computer Scientist / Human Rights Activist / COMSEC / SIGINT / TSCM
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Power to disregard police misconduct

Before Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore and Lord Dyson

Warren and Others v Attorney-General for Jersey

Before Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Rodger of Earlsferry, Lord Brown of Eaton-under-Heywood, Lord Kerr of Tonaghmore and Lord Dyson

Judgment March 28, 2011

The court exercised a broad discretion in determining whether to stay criminal proceedings as an abuse of process on the ground of executive misconduct. Having regard to the circumstances of the individual case, it would strike a balance between the public interest in ensuring that those accused of serious crime were prosecuted and the competing public interest in ensuring that the misconduct did not undermine public confidence in the criminal justice system and bring it into disrepute.

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council so held whe…

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Joseph S R de Saram (JSRDS)

Information Security Architect / Intelligence Analyst / Computer Scientist / Human Rights Activist / COMSEC / SIGINT / TSCM
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