John v Humphreys

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1955
Date1955
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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39 cases
  • Public Prosecutor v Kum Chee Cheong
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 15 November 1991
    ...the prosecution to rely on s 108 of the Act. The appellant relied on the English cases of R v Oliver [1944] KB 68 and John v Humphreys [1955] 1 WLR 325 and the case of PP v Koh Chin Mong [1962] MLJ 104 where Adams J took the magistrate and counsel to task and said: I was under the impressio......
  • Public Prosecutor v Kum Chee Cheong
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 4 December 1993
    ... ... The appeal was heard before KS Rajah JC. The learned judicial commissioner examined the English cases, R v Oliver, 1 John v Humphreys 2 and R v Edwards ,3 the Malaysian cases of PP v Koh Chin Mong ,4 PP v Chin Yoke ,5 Khoo Teck Yam v PP 6 and two ... ...
  • Hambali and Another; PP
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1968
  • Leong Chee Moon and Another; PP
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1969
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2 books & journal articles
  • Divisional Court Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 19-3, July 1955
    • 1 July 1955
    ...onthedefendant to showthathe has suchlicence or other permission: see Archbold's Criminal Pleading(33rd ed.) p. 367.Inthe present case (1955 1 W.L.R. 325)thequestion was raised whethertherule applied to driving amotor vehicle on a road without a licence contrary to s. 4 (1) oftheRoad Traffi......
  • In the Irish Courts
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 25-4, October 1961
    • 1 October 1961
    ...(95 I.L.T.R. 41). the majority of the SupremeCourtin Eire have refused to follow thejudgmentofLordGoddard C.J. in John v. Humphreys (1955, 1 W.L.R. 325),in which they considered the English court to have takenup"anextraordinary position".InCarville's case, the defendantwas charged intheDist......

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