Campbell-Brown v Central Criminal Court

Criminal law – Detention in custody. The claimant sought judicial review of the decision to extend his custody time limit. The Divisional Court held that, although no judicial consideration had been given to whether there had been 'good and sufficient cause' for extending the custody time limit, the decision of the first judge to fix a trial date beyond the expiry of the custody time limit had not been amenable to judicial review by virtue of s 29(3) of the Senior Courts Act 1981. Further, the discrete decision of the second judge to extend the time limit contained no discernible error.

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