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Digital copy of the Judgment of Commissioner Pitchers in respect of abuse of process applications regarding the case of the Attorney General v. Aubin, Donnelly and Wateridge in the Royal Court. [2009 JLR 340]. For Gordon Claude Wateridge's Witness Statement to the Inquiry dated 15 March 2016, see C/D/AW2/B2/17/WS000742.
February 26th 2009 - February 26th 2009
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Application by Advocate D J Hopwood for Aubin and applications by Advocate M L Preston for Donnelly and Wateridge to stay proceedings against them as an abuse of process in respect of the handling by the Senior Investigating Officer of the States of Jersey Police of the inquiry into historic child sex abuse having led to inaccurate media reporting and the inability for a fair trial. Sets out details of charges of various sexual offences against children with which the defendants were charged. Includes comments about the publicity surrounding the trial and wider investigation and delay to proceedings. Judgment concludes with dismissal of the applications.
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