King v R [1986] HCA 59; (1986) 161 CLR 423 (21 October 1986)

[1986] HCA 59

Criminal Law – Misscarriage of justice – Principal and accessory indicted together as principals – Redirection at request of Crown involving change in course of trial – Conviction quashed on appeal – New trial or verdict of acquittal – Inconsistent verdicts – Proper framing of indictment when accessory indicted together with principal – Criminal Appeal Act 1912 (N.S.W.), s. 8 – Crimes Act 1900 (N.S.W.), s. 346.