R v Danny Deyemi

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Criminal Division)
JudgeLord Justice Latham
Judgment Date13 August 2007
Neutral Citation[2007] EWCA Crim 2060
Docket NumberCase No: 2006/3566 C2 & 2006/3567 C2
Date13 August 2007

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8 cases
  • Orette Williams v The Crown
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 11 December 2012
    ...cases of possession of a prohibited firearm: see, for example, decisions of various constitutions of this court in Deyemi and Edwards [2007] EWCA Crim 2060, [2008] 1 CAR 25; Zahid [2010] EWCA Crim 2158; and Gregory [2011] EWCA Crim 1712. 22 The general principle is that a statutory provisio......
  • R v Z
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 11 November 2009
    ...to drugs possession, he submitted, should apply to the Firearms Act. 13 Lord Gifford does not accept that the decision of this court in R v Deyemi [2008] 1 Cr.App.R 25 provides the answer, although the same issues appear to have risen on the question of the mens rea required for section 5 o......
  • R v Zahid (Nasir)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 18 November 2010
    ...in possession of an object, he was ignorant of its nature: see most recently the decision of this Court in R v Deyemi and Edwards [2008] 1 Cr App R 25, where all the earlier cases were reviewed. 9 Lord Gifford seeks to avoid the conclusion that the arguments he raises have all been determin......
  • Stuart James Jenkins v Director of Public Prosecutions
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 22 May 2020
    ...a draconian prohibition on the possession of firearms for the obvious social purpose of controlling dangerous weapons (see R v Dyemi [2007] EWCA Crim 2060; [2008] 1 Cr App R 25 (345) at 17 Whether a person is in possession of a weapon is a question of fact; possession can be proprietary a......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Court of Appeal
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The Nbr. 75-1, February 2011
    • 1 February 2011
    ...that the appellantthought that he was able to persuade the court that this was not a crimeof strict liability. In R vDeyemi [2007] EWCA Crim 2060, the Court ofAppeal had rehearsed the previous case law and concluded emphaticallythat s. 5 was a crime of strict liability. In doing so, the Cou......
  • Strict Liability and the Reasonable Excuse Defence
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The Nbr. 76-4, August 2012
    • 1 August 2012
    ...ingredient unless Parliament hadindicated a contrary intention expressly or by necessary implication.Subsequently, in R v Deyemi [2007] EWCA Crim 2060, [2008] 1 Cr AppR 25, the Court of Appeal applied this statement as the correct pathwayto follow in deciphering whether strict liability (or......

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