Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 269 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court

Stanley Burnton J

Representation Renee Calder (instructed by Rahman & Co) for the claimant.
  Simon Wild (instructed by Crown Prosecution Service) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 20 February 2003


Road traffic - Drink-driving - Blood specimen - Evidence that defendant's blood alcohol level above prescribed limit at time of driving - Admissibility

The Case

Justices had been wrong to convict a defendant of driving with excess alcohol in circumstances where the only evidence that certain necessary documentation had been served upon him had been hearsay.

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