*R v Boardman

Criminal law – Appeal. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, dismissed the prosecution's appeal against a terminating ruling, pursuant to the provisions of s 58 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, in circumstances where the judge had ruled that due to delay on the part of the prosecution, evidence of telephone call data records and telephone cell site data would be excluded pursuant to the provisions of s 78 of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984. The court provided guidance and ruled that, in the circumstances, the judge had been fully entitled to reach the conclusion that he had.

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