Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 13 (Jan)
Court: Divisional Court

Auld LJ and Gage J

Representation Peter Codner (instructed by Goughs) for P.
  Sarah Reagan (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 14 January 2002


Magistrates - Procedure - Justices' reasons - Content - Application concerning order of two trials - Justices not providing reasons for decision on order of trials - Whether justices in error for failing to provide sufficient reasons.

The Case

An application for judicial review of a decision of justices on the order in which two trials were to be conducted, on the grounds that the justices had given inadequate reasons for their decision, was dismissed on the facts.

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