R v Staines

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R v Staines
Issue: Whether a hospital order with a restriction order under ss37/41 Mental Health Act 1983 should be substituted for a life sentence together with a hospital and limitation direction under s45A of the Act in light of the up-to-date medical evidence
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   2004/3683/A7
Neutral Citation:   [2006] EWCA Crim 15
Judge(s): Dyson LJ, Tomlinson and Andrew Smith JJ
Date: 26 January 2006