*R v Yasain

Criminal law – Appeal. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, re-opened the defendant's appeal, in circumstances where the transcript of the Crown Court proceedings was found to be defective and the court's previous finding that there had been no conviction of the defendant on the relevant count had been incorrect. The court applied the jurisdiction based on the principles set out by the Court of Appeal, Civil Division in Taylor v Lawrence [2002] 2 All ER 353.

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