Costs on Acquittal - 1964

Annual General Meeting, October 1964.

'The Council for Civil Liberties shall press for the enactment of a provision that in all criminal cases, whether upon summary trial or by indictment, the presiding Judge, Magistrate or other judicial officer, may order that the defendant in the event of being duly acquitted and not either bound over or detained, shall be entitled to have his costs of defence (reasonably incurred) paid out of the fund provided for that purpose.'