Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 168 (Oct)
Court: Administrative Court

Davies J

Representation Wilbert Harris (instructed by Millichips, West Bromwich) for the appellant.
  Gareth Walters (instructed by CPS, Wolverhampton) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 11 October 2002


Magistrates - Information - Trial of information - Defendant charged with attempt to obtain money by deception and attempted theft - Charges founded out of same facts - Justices convicting defendant on each count - Whether justices in error.

The Case

The justices had erred in convicting a defendant on two counts, namely attempting to obtain money by deception and attempted theft, in circumstances where each count was founded on identical facts.

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