Criminal Law Updates

  • 21 August 2017

    Where a person who is subject to a disqualification order, made following his conviction (Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, s.2 (Archbold, 2017, § 5-1130)) of serious criminal offences...

  • 21 August 2017

    Where a person uses a debit card to withdraw cash from an automatic telling machine at a time when he knows that he has no funds in his account and no overdraft agreement to cover the amount...

  • 21 August 2017

    A magistrates' court has the power to revisit a decision to vacate a trial (made, here, the day before the date fixed for trial, by a legal team manager acting under delegated authority) if the...

  • 14 August 2017

    Whereas section 298 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (CLW/02/32/5) provides that "(1) While cash is detained under section 295..., an application for the forfeiture of the whole or any part of it...

  • 14 August 2017

    Whereas article 142 of the Air Navigation Order 2009 (S.I. 2009 No. 3015) (CLW/09/43/21) provides that "142. A person must not while in an aircraft... (c) intentionally interfere with the...

  • 14 August 2017

    Where the appellant, a Zimbabwean national who had entered the United Kingdom in 2007 from Zimbabwe via South Africa and immediately claimed asylum (which was subsequently granted), pleaded guilty...

  • 7 August 2017

    (i) A criminal offence can be committed under section 92(1)(b) or (c) of the Trade Marks Act 1994 ("(1) A person commits an offence who with a view to gain for himself or another, or with intent to...

  • 7 August 2017

    Section 3(1) (Archbold, 2017, § 19-39) of the Criminal Law Act 1967 ("(1) A person may use such force as is reasonable in the circumstances in the prevention of crime, or in effecting or assisting...

  • 7 August 2017

    Whereas section 5 (Archbold, 2017, § 19-163) of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act 2004 (CLW/04/43/21) creates the offence of causing or allowing a child or vulnerable adult to die or...

  • 31 July 2017

    On searching the appellant's (23/ "an unattractive offending record including aggravated vehicle-taking and possession of Class A and B drugs") premises in relation to another incident, the police...