R v Stephens

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the Queen's Bench
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  • Maguire v Shannon Regional Fisheries Board
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 19 May 1994
    ...LR 9 QB 433 AG V LOCKWOOD 9 M & W 378 FITZPATRICK V KELLY LR 8 QB 337 R V WOODROW 15 M & W 404 ROBERTS V EGERTON LR 9 QB 494 R V STEPHENS LR 1 QB 702 R V MEDLEY 6 C & P 292 BARNES V AKROYD LR 7 QB 474 MORDEN V PORTER 7 CB (NS) 641 Synopsis: CRIMINAL LAW Offence Commission - Proof - Defendan......
  • Re Supply of Ready Mixed Concrete (No 2)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 24 November 1994
    ...within the rule or within the exception. Apart from statute, exceptions have been engrafted upon the rule: for example in the case of Reg v. Stephens (1866) L.R. 1 Q.B. 702, the defendant was held liable on an indictment for obstructing navigation by throwing rubbish into a river from a qu......
  • Alphacell Ltd v Woodward
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 3 May 1972
    ...… of exceptions may perhaps be reduced to three… . Another class comprehends some, and perhaps all, public nuisances: ( Reg. v. Stephens L.R. 1 Q.B. 702) where the employer was held liable on indictment for a nuisance caused by workmen without his knowledge and contrary to his orders; and ......
  • Odyssey Re (London) Ltd and Another (Claimants/Appellants) v Oic Run-off Ltd (Formerly Orion Insurance Company Plc)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 March 2000
    ...of Lush J in R v Holbrook (1878) 4 QBD 42at pp 46–49. 677The other exception related to the old common law offence of public nuisance. In R v Stephens (1866) LR 1 QB 702 the owner of premises on which his servants had created a nuisance was held to be criminally liable. The ground for the ......
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