Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 92 (Oct)
Court: Divisional Court

Brooke LJ and Sullivan J

Representation Philip Plowden (instructed by Ben Hoare Bell) for the defendant.
  Anthony Hudson (instructed by Farrer & Co) for the second respondent.
Judgment Dates: 6 October 2003


Young persons - Criminal proceedings against children - Reporting restrictions - Youth court - Defendant reaching majority during proceedings - Non-applicability of reporting restrictions - s 49.

The Case

A defendant in the youth court ceased to benefit from the reporting restrictions contained in s49 of the Children and Young Person Act 1993 as soon as he attained the age of 18.

Practice Areas

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