Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 166 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Buxton LJ, Holman and Astill JJ

Representation John Lofthouse (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
  Paul Cairnes (instructed by Keith Mallet, Head of Legal Services, Dorset County Council) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 12 November 2002

Catchwords

Criminal practice and procedure - Abuse of process - Trial on indictment - Stay of proceedings - Prosecution of only one of two joint owners of land in respect of failure to comply with enforcement notice - ss 179(2), 336.

The Case

It was not an abuse of process to prosecute only one of two joint owners of land in respect of a breach of an enforcement notice contrary to s179(2) of the .

Practice Areas

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