R v Mason and others

Author / Contributor: Jeremy Johnson QC
R v Mason and others
Issue: Whether a Judge who knew the officer who authorised a covert operation should have sat; whether the recordings should have been excluded for non-compliane with Home Office Guidance
Court: Court of Appeal
Reference:   00/5407, 00/4672, 00/4674, 00/5405
Neutral Citation:   [2002] EWCA Crim 385
Judge(s): Lord Woolf CJ, Mitchell and Keith JJ
Date: 13 February 2002