Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 111 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
Judge:

Collins J

Representation Ian Wise (instructed by Bhatia Best, Derby) for the defendant.
  David Richards (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 9 November 2005

Catchwords

Magistrates - Adjournment - Discretion of justices - District judge refusing to grant adjournment on medical reasons - Defendant convicted in his absence - Whether district judge entitled to refuse adjournment.

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