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CAMPBELL v. R

Citation:            JM 2013 CA 68 Title:                 CAMPBELL v. R Country:            Jamaica Court:               Court of Appeal Suit No.:           Criminal Appeal 16 of 2011 Judge(s):          Harris, P. (Ag.); Dukharan, J.A.; Brooks, J.A. Date:                June 21, 2013 Subject:            Criminal Law Subsubject:      Uttering a forged document – Appeal against conviction – Whether no case submission ought to have been upheld.   Appearances: Anthony Pearson for the appellant. Dirk Harrison and Miss Yanique Gardener for the Crown.   DUKHARAN, J.A.: [1] The appellant was indicted in the Resident Magistrate's Court for the Corporate Area, holden at Half Way Tree, on a charge of uttering a forged document. He was tried and convicted and on 13 December 2010, fined the...

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WELHAM v DPP

ICLR: Appeal Cases/1961/WELHAM APPELLANT;  AND  DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS RESPONDENT. - [1961] A.C. 103   [1961] A.C. 103 [HOUSE OF LORDS.] WELHAM APPELLANT;  AND  DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS RESPONDENT.    1960 Feb. 22, 23, 24, 25; Mar. 24.    LORD RADCLIFFE, LORD TUCKER, LORD KEITH OF AVONHOLM, LORD DENNING and LORD MORRIS OF BORTH-Y-GEST.  Crime - Fraud - "Intent to defraud" - Forgery - Uttering forged documents with intent to defraud - Whether economic loss necessary - Forgery Act, 1913 (3 & 4 Geo. 5, c. 27), ss. 4 (1), 6.  Statute - Construction - Meaning of word - Contemporary usage - Established legal interpretation before passing of Act -...

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