R v Armstrong [2010] NSWSC 483 (21 May 2010)

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/nsw/supreme_ct/2010/483.html

Criminal law – trial – murder – objection to evidence being led of a conversation between the accused and police in which admissions are alleged to have been made – no recording made of conversation – whether “reasonable excuse” established by Crown pursuant to s 281 of the Criminal Procedure Act 1986 for not recording conversation – whether accused “refused” to have questioning electronically recorded – consideration of ss 85, 90 and 138 of the Evidence Act 1995