Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 461 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Potter LJ, Rafferty and Hedley JJ

Representation Jonathan Karas and Edward Sawyer (instructed by Lennon Wainwright, Amersham) for the defendants.
  Dermot Main Thompson (instructed by Andrew Laycock, Hertford) for the Crown
Judgment Dates: 30 July 2002


Criminal law - Failing to comply with requirements of an enforcement notice - Acting in contravention of a stop notice - Whether open to accused to challenge validity of enforcement notice and stop notice in criminal proceedings - s 285(1).

The Case

In the circumstances of the instant case it was not open to the defence to challenge the validity, in the sense of the enforceability, of an enforcement notice served by a local authority under ss172 and 173 of the .

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