Criminal Damage in UK Law

  • R v G; R v R
    • House of Lords
    • 16 October 2003
    ... ... (Appellants) (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)) [2003] UKHL 50 ... The Appellate Committee ... a defendant properly be convicted under section 1 of the Criminal Damage Act 1971 on the basis that he was reckless as to whether property was ... ...
  • R v Lawrence (Stephen)
    • House of Lords
    • 19 March 1981
    ... ... (Respondent) (on Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)) [1981] UKHL J0319-1 ... Lord ... ") with the definition of "reckless" in section 1(1) of the Criminal Damage Act 1971 that had been given by Geoffrey Lane L.J. in Reg. v. Stephenson ... ...
  • R v Margaret Jones; Swain v DPP; R v Arthur Milling; R v Toby Olditch; R v Philip Pritchard
    • House of Lords
    • 29 March 2006
    ... ... Jones (Appellant) (On Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)) (formerly R v. J (Appellant)) R and ... the Royal Air Force base at Fairford in Gloucestershire and caused damage to fuel tankers and bomb trailers. They had conspired together to do so. A ... ...
  • Hill v Chief Constable of West Yorkshire
    • House of Lords
    • 28 April 1988
    ... ... On 22 May 1981, at the Central Criminal Court, Sutcliffe was convicted of inter alia the murder of Miss Hill ... order to make their way to the mainland and manoeuvred it so as to damage the plaintiffs' yacht. One of the features of the case was that the damage ... ...
  • R (McCann) v Manchester Crown Court
    • House of Lords
    • 17 October 2002
    ... ... Breach of such an order may give rise to criminal liability. That stage has, however, not been reached in either case. In ... serious criminal activities including assault, burglary, criminal damage and drug dealing dating from April 1998 to December 2000. The allegations ... ...
  • Dorset Yacht Company Ltd v Home Office
    • House of Lords
    • 06 May 1970
    ... ... Then they boarded the Respondents' yacht. Much damage was done to this yacht by the collision and some by the subsequent conduct ... All the escaping trainees had criminal records and five of them had a record of previous escapes from Borstal ... ...
  • Three Rivers District Council v Governor and Company of the Bank of England (No. 3)
    • House of Lords
    • 22 March 2001
    ... ... excess of the powers granted to him and that it is likely to cause damage to an individual or individuals. It is, not every act beyond the powers ... thought to the possibility of its existence: see Smith and Hogan, Criminal Law, 9th ed., (1999) pp. 60-69 ... Smith and Hogan trenchantly observed, ... ...
  • Gray v Thames Trains Ltd and another
    • House of Lords
    • 17 June 2009
    ... ... Thereafter he has experienced the consequences of his own criminal act, in respect of which he can bring no claim on grounds, inter alia, of ... with a psychopathic disorder where her offence was minor criminal damage ... 15 In such an extreme case, where the sentencing judge makes ... ...
  • R v Caldwell
    • House of Lords
    • 19 March 1981
    ... ... (Respondent) (on Appeal from the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)) Lord Wilberforce My Lords, ... was discovered and the flames were extinguished before any serious damage was caused. At his trial he said that he was so drunk at the time that the ... ...
  • Swinney v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police Force
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 March 1996
    ... ... , and the foreseeable consequences of it being obtained by a local criminal); alternatively, it is alleged that the duty of confidentiality was ... threatened with violence, arson and have both suffered psychiatric damage." ... 29 There are then particulars of ... ...
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