ADMISSIBILITY OF STATEMENT UNDER S.116(2)(D) CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACT 2003

[2007] EWCA Crim 3025 [2007] EWCA Crim 3025

A witness statement was not admissible under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.116(2)(d) as reasonably practicable steps had not been taken to find the witness. It was not sufficient to call the witness on the last working day before the trial and leave a message.