|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 1431|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court|
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|
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 - .