R v Knuller (Publishing, Printing and Promotions) Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date1972
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  • Douglas v DPP
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 7 April 2017
    ...28 The history of the offence was further considered by the English House of Lords in Knuller v. Director of Public Prosecutions [1973] A.C. 435. The appellants were directors of a company which published a magazine containing advertisements which invited readers to meet the advertisers 'f......
  • R v Greater London Council, ex parte Blackburn
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 14 April 1976
    ...(1875) 1 Queen's Bench, p. 15. 18 This common law offence was clearly recognised by the House of Lords in Knuller's Case (1973) A. C. 435. Lord Reid said (at p. 458) in this context that indecency "includes anything which an ordinary decent man or woman would find to be shocking, disg......
  • R v Bishop
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 13 June 1974
    ...common man or woman still regards as immoral or wrong is not wide enough to support We respectfully agree with the opinion of Lord Reid. in Knuller's case, 1973 Appeal Cases, 435 at page 457, that "there is a material difference between merely exempting certain con-duct from criminal ......
  • Couch v The Attorney-General
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 March 2010
    ...Court Act 2003, ss 3(1) and 13. 127 See, for example, Knuller (Publishing, Printing and Promotions) Ltd v Director of Public Prosecutions [1973] AC 435 (HL) at 455 per Lord Reid and R v Kansal (No 2) [2001] UKHL 62, [2002] 2 AC 69 at [27] per Lord 128Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Penn......
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5 books & journal articles
  • Clashing Rights, the Welfare of the Child and the Human Rights Act
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 67-6, November 2004
    • 1 November 2004
    ...for [society’s] progress’ (see eg Otto-Preminger Institute vAustria (199 4) 19EHRR 34, para 49).144 Gibson [1990] 2 QB 619;Knuller vDPP [1973] AC 435; Lemon [1979] AC 617.145 ReynoldsvT|mesNewspapers [1999] 4 All ER 609;Derbyshire CC vT|mesNewspapers [1993] AC 534; RvSecretary ofState for t......
  • Breach of Confidence as a Privacy Remedy in the Human Rights Act Era
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 63-5, September 2000
    • 1 September 2000
    ...7 above, 898, per Sir John Donaldson.219 Reynolds, n 74 above, 633–634, per Lord Steyn.220 See eg Gibson [1990] 2 Q.B. 619, Knuller vDPP [1973] AC 435 and Lemon [1979] AC 6170, HL.221 C. Emerson, ‘The Right of Privacy and the Freedom of the Press’ (1979) 14(2) Harvard Civil Rights –Civil Li......
  • PROSECUTING NON-PHYSICAL ABUSE BETWEEN CURRENT INTIMATE PARTNERS: ARE STALKING LAWS AN UNDER-UTILISED RESOURCE?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 42 Nbr. 2, April 2019
    • 1 January 2019
    ...J). (163) Horder, Ashworth's Principles of Criminal Law (n 160) 89. See also Knuller (Publishing, Printing and Promotions) Ltd v DPP (UK) [1973] AC 435, 463-4 (Lord (164) R v Lavender (2005) 222 CLR 67, 96 [91] (Kirby J). (165) See, eg, DPP (UK) v Withers [1975] AC 842, 860 (Viscount Dilhor......
  • Setting the boundaries of child sexual assault: consent and mistake as to age defences.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 36 Nbr. 3, December 2012
    • 1 December 2012
    ...Wilson, 159 F 3d 280, 296 (7th Cir, 1998) (dissenting). (99) Ashworth, 'Strict Criminal Liability', above n 58, 13, quoting Knuller v DPP [1973] AC 435, 463 (Lord (100) Ashworth, 'Strict Criminal Liability', above n 58. (101) Ibid 14. (102) Ibid 15. (103) [1990] 2 SCR906, 924. (104) Home Of......
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