Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 101 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court

Roderick Evans J

Representation John Harwood-Stevenson (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service, Chichester) for the prosecution.
  The respondent did not appear and was not represented.
Judgment Dates: 8 March 2002


Magistrates - Procedure - Information - Dismissal for want of prosecution - Prosecution represented at hearing but not having relevant file - Justices dismissing information without taking plea - Whether justices in error - ss 9, 15(1).

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