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Supreme Court redefines 'Ghosh' dishonesty

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  • Supreme Court redefines 'Ghosh' dishonesty


    In judgment, the court said the two-stage test defined in 1982 R v Ghosh, has ‘serious problems’. That case involved a surgeon who was convicted for receiving payments for work carried out by others. The second stage in the Ghosh test asks juries to consider whether the defendant would have realised that ordinary honest people would regard his behaviour as dishonest. Today's judgment says that does not correctly represent the law and that directions based on it should no longer be given.

    This is only my opinion - "
    Opinions are made to be changed --or how is truth to be got at?" (Byron)

    You and I do not see things as they are. We see things as we are.
    Cohen, Herb

    There is danger when a man throws his tongue into high gear before he
    gets his brain a-going.
    Phelps, C. C.

    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this distance!"
    The last words of John Sedgwick
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