Criminal Justice Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 3:48 pm on 30th October 2003.

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Photo of Lord Thomas of Gresford Lord Thomas of Gresford Liberal Democrat 3:48 pm, 30th October 2003

My Lords, before the noble and learned Lord continues, he is aware that occasionally points of law are taken on behalf of the defence and there is a ruling which results in the defendant changing his plea to guilty—because he has to. Then, if he wishes, he may pursue a right of appeal at a later stage. I asked for that to be within the definition of the terminating ruling. Am I wrong?