Belcon v R

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
CourtCourt of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
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  • Gonzalez v R
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 6 Marzo 1984
    ...T. Kendall, Q.C., T. Scarborough, Crown Counsel, and Miss Dilbert, Crown Counsel, for the Crown. Cases cited: (1) Belcon v. R.UNK(1963), 5 W.I.R. 526, distinguished. (2) Brangwynne v. Evans, [1962] 1 W.L.R. 267; [1962] 1 All E.R. 446; (1962), 106 Sol. Jo. 197; 126 J.P. 173, distinguished. (......
  • Hyles v Director of Public Prosecutions; Williams v Director of Public Prosecutions
    • Caribbean Community
    • Caribbean Court of Justice (Appellate Jurisdiction)
    • 11 Mayo 2018
    ...procedure? The Appellants argue that similar behaviour was frowned upon by the Court of Appeal in Gibson v. R (1963) 5 W.I.R. 450 and Belcon v. R. (1963) 5 W.I.R. 526 78 In Henry v. The State (1986) 40 W.I.R. 312, the Court of Appeal held that: “in our view, it is quite improper of couns......
  • Benjamin and Ganga v The State
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 13 Marzo 2012
    ...judge's direction on this issue was inadequate. That conclusion was based on a consideration of Caribbean jurisprudence on the subject. In Belcon v R (1963) 5 WIR 526 Wooding C.J. stated, "we accept that in some cases juries need to be warned to be cautious in acting upon alleged confessio......
  • François v The State
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • Invalid date
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