Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 319 (Jul)
Court: Divisional Court
Judge:

Lord Woolf CJ and Kay LJ

Representation Alan Newman QC and Christopher Williams (instructed by McGrath & Co, Birmingham) for the claimant.
  Steven Thomas (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Birmingham) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 23 July 2002

Catchwords

Magistrates - Youth court - Procedure - Young person accused of robbery of mobile phone - Court determining matter suitable to be held in youth court and fixing date for trial - Before trial date Court of Appeal giving judgment on robberies of mobile phones - Youth court deciding to change from summary trial to committal proceedings - Whether youth court in error - s 25.

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