Attorney General v Patrick Connick

JurisdictionIreland
CourtCourt of Criminal Appeal
Judgment Date01 Jan 1942
(C.C.A.),
Attorney-General
and
Patrick Connick

Girl over 15 and under 17 - Judge's charge - Prosecutrix's evidence uncorroborated - Should be pointed out to jury - Warning to jury of danger of convicting on uncorroborated evidence of the girl - Costs -Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935, s. 2 (1) -Courts of Justice Act, 1928, s. 5 (1).

Where the necessity of an appeal and re-trial had in no way been caused or contributed to by the conduct of the defence, costs of the appeal and new trial were ordered to be paid by the State.

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