Nature of Offence in UK Law

  • R v Galbraith
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 19 Mayo 1981
    ...... of the danger inherent in the use of the word "unsafe" by its very nature it invites the Judge to evaluate the weight and reliability of the ......
  • Jagprit Randhawa and Others v The Queen
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 18 Enero 2012
    ...... by a jury of a conspiracy to cheat the public revenue, the nature of that conspiracy being what is commonly referred to as a MTIC carousel ...In the spring of 2004 they jointly committed offences of conspiracy to launder the proceeds of criminal conduct, and conspiracy ......
  • Connelly v DPP
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Abril 1964
    ...... persistently refused to permit a retrial in respect of the same offence after a verdict of guilty has been quashed on any ground by the Court of ... "Also it seems a general rule, that a bar in action of an inferior nature will not bar another of a superior. Yet it seems, that an acquittal in an ......
  • General Medical Council v Hiew
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 Abril 2007
    ...... 1983 Act deal with the privileges of registered practitioners, offences and miscellaneous matters. . . 6 Part V of the 1983 ... determination on the suspension of Dr Hiew's registration given the nature of the allegations against him. The police replied on 3 December 2004 that ......
  • Gouriet v Union of Post Office Workers
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Julio 1977
    ...... solicits or endeavours to procure any other person to commit an offence punishable on indictment under this Act, he shall be guilty of a ..., through writs, of quo warranto or analogous writs, claims of a nature which in modern times came to be made by prerogative writs, or cases ......
  • Zoumbas v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 Noviembre 2013
    ......When one has regard to the age of the children, the nature and extent of their integration into United Kingdom society, the close ......
  • Brown v Stott (Procurator Fiscal, Dunfermline)
    • Privy Council
    • 05 Diciembre 2000
    ....... . 2 The respondent was prosecuted for two offences: theft; and driving a car after consuming excessive alcohol, contrary to .... . 15 4. There is nothing exceptional, either in the nature of the road traffic offence which the respondent had allegedly committed, ......
  • Warner v Metropolitan Police Commissioner; R v Warner
    • House of Lords
    • 02 Mayo 1968
    ......Gibb [1966] 3 W.L.R. 84 holding that this was an absolute offence for which mens rea was not necessary. . . 2 I understand that ... distinction depends on the date of the statute: it depends on the nature of the offence. Kennedy L.J. said later: "I think that the ......
  • R v Kilbourne
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Enero 1973
    ......The charges all related to offences alleged to have been committed against young boys. All the boys gave ... 24 However, it is open to a judge to discuss with the jury the nature of the danger to be apprehended in convicting without corroboration and ......
  • Sweet v Parsley
    • House of Lords
    • 23 Enero 1969
    ......But this was held to be an absolute offence following the earlier decision in Yeandel v. Fisher [1966] 1 Q.B. 440 ...The mere absence of the word "knowingly" is not enough. But the nature of the crime, the punishment, the absence of social obloquy, the ......
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