28 Mar 2013R v Atkinson, Atkinson and Hanvey
The case is adjourned until 16 April 2013 to enable the PPS to take a decision as to prosecution in relation to a file which has recently been submitted to them reporting a prosecution witness for certain offences. A decision is anticipated by 16 April 2013. A further case management timetable will be comnsidered by the court on 16 April 2013.
18 Feb 2013R v Atkinson, Atkinson and Hanvey
The proceedings were adjourned on 26th October 2012 to allow PSNI to complete certain further enquiries. Those enquiries are at an advanced stage and the case is relisted for hearing on 22nd March 2013.
Robert Hamill Inquiry
On the 16 November 2004 the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Paul Murphy, announced the terms of reference for the inquiry into the death of Robert Hamill following an incident in Portadown, County Armagh on 27 April 1997.
Terms of Reference
To inquire into the death of Robert Hamill with a view to determining whether any wrongful act or omission by or within the Royal Ulster Constabulary facilitated his death or obstructed the investigation of it, or whether attempts were made to do so; whether any such act or omission was intentional or negligent; whether the investigation of his death was carried out with due diligence; and to make recommendations.