Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1999] All ER (D) 85
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court
Judge:

Brooke LJ and Forbes J

Representation Andrew Bird (instructed by the Solicitor for the Customs and Excise) for the appellant.
  Joel Clompus (instructed by Saunders & Co) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 29 January 1999

Catchwords

Drug trafficking - Jurisdiction of magistrates' court - Detention of seized cash - Customs seeking continued detention of cash - Respondent applying for release of appropriate sum from detained cash to meet his legal expenses - Magistrates' court granting application - Whether magistrates' court having jurisdiction to make order - , and .

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