section 609(1)

SECTION WORDING

609(1) Where an issue on a plea of autrefois acquit or autrefois convict to a count is tried and it appears (a) that the matter on which the accused was given in charge on the former trial is the same in whole or in part as that on which it is proposed to give him in charge, and (b) that on the former trial, if all proper amendments had been made that might then have been made, he might have been convicted of all the offences of which he may be convicted on the count to which the plea of autrefois acquit or autrefois convict is pleaded, the judge shall give judgment discharging the accused in respect of that count.