HM Advocate v Thomson

Solemn procedure – Time bar. High Court of Justiciary: On a motion by the Crown seeking to extend the 12-month time bar period in the case of 63-year-old man accused of rape, the court concluded that the application for an extension was not necessitated by an error on the part of the Crown, that there was a good reason identified for the application to extend the 12-month period and that it was prepared to do so.

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