Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 116 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 2029 (Admin)
Court: Divisional Court
Judge:

Brooke LJ and Bell J

Representation Kenneth Parker QC and Kassie Smith (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the appellant.
  Simon Temple (instructed by Beaty & Co) for the first respondent.
  Paul Evans (instructed by Scott Duff & Co) for the second respondent.
Judgment Dates: 9 October 2002

Catchwords

Criminal law - Medicine - Sale by retail - Prescription only veterinary medicine - Charge of selling by retail a prescription only veterinary product - No admissible evidence of contents of products - Whether label to be deemed an admission as to the statements contained thereon - Whether necessary for prosecution to adduce expert evidence of chemical composition of product - Marketing Authorisations for Veterinary Medicinal Products Regulations 1994, regs 3 and 16 - Medicines (Veterinary Drugs)(Prescription Only) Order 1991, Sch 1 - ss 58(2)(a) and 67 - .

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