Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2010] All ER (D) 34 (May)
Neutral Citation: [2010] EWHC 1128 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Divisional Court

Elias LJ and Keith J (judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Julian Blake (instructed by Alan Edwards & Co) for the appellant.
  Leo Seelig (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
Judgment Dates: 6 May 2010


Criminal law - Public order - Dwelling - Whether communal laundry room constituting dwelling for purposes of public order provision - Whether judge erring in ruling that communal laundry room not constituting dwelling - ss 4A, 8.

The Case

Criminal law Public order. The Divisional Court dismissed the appellant's appeal by way of case stated, finding that a communal laundry room in the basement of a building did not meet the definition of a dwelling under s8 of the .

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