|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 30|
|Court:||Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court|
Buxton LJ and Collins J
|Representation||Michael Scholes (instructed by Maidments, Liverpool) for the applicant.|
|The prosecution and the magistrates did not appear.|
|Judgment Dates:||19 January 1999|
Magistrates' court - Committal proceedings - Accused absent by reason of ill-health ||Accused's solicitor present - Both prosecution and defence content for accused to be committed - Whether magistrates having power to commit in absence of accused - , , - Magistrates' Courts Rules 1981, r 8.