Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 73 (Sep)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Silber J

Representation David Walden-Smith for the claimant.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
  Stephen John for the Director of Public Prosecutions as interested party.
Judgment Dates: 13 September 2002

Catchwords

Magistrates - Youth court - Jurisdiction - Venue of trial - Charge of attempted robbery - Claimant not persistent offender - Youth court declining jurisdiction and committing young person to Crown Court - Whether youth court in error - s 24 - (Sentencing) Act 2000, ss 91, 100.

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