Laughing Gas in UK Law

  • Balogh v St. Albans Crown Court
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 04 Julio 1974
    ......He knew something about a gas called nitrous oxide N2O. It gives an exhilerating effect when inhaled. It is called "laughing gas". He had learned all about it at Oxford. During the trial he took a half-cylinder of it from the hospital car park. He carried it about with him ......
  • The Mayor and Burgesses of the London Borough of Hackney v Persons unknown in London Fields, Hackney (The ‘Prescribed Area’) Who Are:
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 13 Julio 2020
    ...... of a Cigarette Lighter), Including on any Equipment or Entertainment Device; and/or (5) Consuming or Selling of Nitrous Oxide (Laughing Gas) Save When Used for a Valid and Demonstrable Medicinal Purpose; and/or (6) Uprooting, Destroying or Damaging any Tree, Shrub or Plant; ......
  • R v M
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 14 Agosto 2008
    ...... In Balogh v Crown Court at St Albans [1975] QB 73 the appellant planned to disrupt a sitting of the Crown Court by releasing a cylinder of laughing gas into the ventilation system. He was intercepted before he could do the deed and brought before Melford Stevenson J who found him to be in ......
  • (1) Terry John Neil v Soraya Jasmine Henderson
    • Chancery Division
    • 23 Enero 2018
    ......That case involved an attempt by Mr Balogh to disrupt proceedings at St Albans Crown Court by releasing laughing gas down a ventilation duct into the trial court. He was caught by the police, however, having stolen a gas cylinder, located the vent a nd left ......
  • Alan Wilkinson and Lord Chancellor's Department and official Solicitor
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 04 Febrero 2003
    ......Then after the court adjourned: 'You're fucking dead. I'll kill you, you —… You fucking bastard. You think I'm laughing. Listen, I know where you live up fucking Sandbach and I'll burn your fucking house down and cut your (inaudible) off as well'. . 4 ......
  • Attorney General v British Broadcasting Corporation
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 Abril 1979
    ......Crown Office (1970) 2 Queen's Bench 114 ; or by laughing gas, ( Balogh v. St. Albans Crown Court 1975) Queen's Bench 77 . The judges are granted immunity from suit for anything done in their judicial ......
  • R v Shane Robin Pegg
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 18 Julio 2003
    ......No one answered the door, so he knocked on the window. According to him, he saw Mr MacDonald looking at him and laughing. That was when he picked up the gas cylinder and threw it through the window. He admitted jumping through the window, chasing Mr MacDonald upstairs ......
  • R v Santiago (Steven Anthony)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 08 Marzo 2005
    ......He knew something about a gas called nitrous oxide (N2O). It gives an exhilarating effect when inhaled. It is called "laughing gas." He had learned all about it at Oxford. During the trial he took a half cylinder of it from the hospital car park. He carried it about with him ......
  • R v Michael Senyomo
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 10 Marzo 2020
    ...... Protection Order, which I am told was you breaching a ban on you entering a certain area where there was a rave or musical event and you had laughing gas, nitrous oxide, on you which was deprived of you as part of that court order. In October 2018, breaching the terms of your notification ......
  • OB v The Director of the Serious Fraud Office
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 01 Febrero 2012
    ......The alleged contempt in Balogh concerned the planned disruption of a Crown Court sitting by releasing a cylinder of laughing gas into the ventilation system. In Rooney , the alleged contempt consisted of a company director dismissing an employee for having been on jury ......
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