|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 64 (Jul)|
Rose LJ and Gibbs J
|Representation||Richard Whittam (instructed by Crown Prosecution Service, Warrington) for the appellant.|
|Nigel Ley (instructed by Byrne Frodsham, Widnes) for the respondent.|
|Judgment Dates:||4 July 2002|
Road traffic - Breath test - Device - Analysis of breath specimen by approved device - Expert evidence demonstrating machine not meeting one required specification - Defendants challenging reliability of device - Device's failure not relevant case ||Crown Court dismissing informations - Approach to challenge to reliability of intoximeter - Whether justices in error.