Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 446 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Stanley Burnton J

Representation Daniel Beard (instructed by the Food Standards Agency) for the authority.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 27 February 2004

Catchwords

Food - Food labelling - Regulations - Non-compliance - Powers of magistrates' court - s 9(6).

The Case

A justice of the peace did not have the discretion under s9(6) of the to choose not to condemn food that had not been labelled in accordance with food safety requirements.

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