Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 1431
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court
Judge:

Rose LJ and Smith J

Representation Peter Wetherby (instructed by Kingsford Stacey Blackwells London agent for Howells, Sheffield) for the appellant.
  David Perry (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 10 December 1999

Catchwords

Highway - Obstruction - Obstruction of free passage - Wilful obstruction - Lawful excuse - Appellant claiming lawful excuse in that exercising right to demonstrate and to prevent crime - Whether appellant entitled to call evidence to establish lawful excuse for obstruction of highway - .

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