|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 351 (Feb)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Lord Woolf CJ, May and Mance LJJ
|Representation||Tim Owen QC and David Hall (instructed by Watson Woolhouse, Middlesbrough) for the claimant;.|
|Robert Seabrook QC and Peter Johnson (instructed by the Police Solicitor, Middlesbrough) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||27 February 2001|
Magistrates - Warrant - Execution - Default warrant - Police arresting claimant in connection with criminal offences - Police being aware at time of arrest that default warrant having been issued by magistrates' court in respect of non-payment of fine by claimant - Police not executing warrant until after completion of investigation into criminal offences - Whether police having discretion when to execute warrant.