ADMISSIBILITY OF PREVIOUS CONSISTENT STATEMENTS TO REBUT ACCUSATION OF RECENT FABRICATION

[2009] EWCA Crim 789 [2009] EWCA Crim 789

The Criminal Justice Act 2003 was now a comprehensive code on the admissibility of hearsay evidence in criminal proceedings. The common law on the admissibility of hearsay had been abolished except where it was expressly preserved in s.118.