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Fitness to Plead - England & Wales

Based on R v Pritchard.

 

The accused will be unfit to plead if he is unable either:

 

  1. To comprehend the course of proceedings on the trial, so as to make a proper defense.

  2. To know that he might challenge any jurors to whom he may object.

  3. To comprehend the evidence.

  4. To give proper instructions to his legal representatives.​

Copyright 2012 RevisePsych

Last updated March 2020

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