ADMISSIBILITY OF COMPLAINANT’S PREVIOUS ALLEGATIONS OF RAPE

[2005] EWCA Crim 1367 [2005] EWCA Crim 1367

The judge had been entitled under the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 s.41 not to permit the offender, who had been charged with rape, to pursue certain lines of questioning concerning the complainant’s sexual experience for the purpose impugning the credibility of the complainant as a witness.