Steel v Goacher

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1983
CourtDivisional Court
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7 cases
  • DPP (Stratford) v Fagan
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 22 Junio 1994
    ...which such member may require the driver to stop. I would agree with the passage from the judgment of Griffiths L.J. in Steel v. Goacher 1983 RTR 98 at p. 103 which is cited in the judgment of Webster J. in Lodwick v. Sandeis 1985 1 All E.R. 577 at 583:- "That section (section 159 of the En......
  • R the Centre for Advice on Individual Rights in Europe v (1) The Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 Diciembre 2018
    ...it is a non sequitur to hold that a police officer can do likewise. Instead, he argues it is clear from the authorities, in particular Steel v Goacher [1983] RTR 98 and Collins v Wilcock [1984] WLR 1172, that a police officer's common law powers must be used to fulfil their duties and obli......
  • Mootoo v Flaviney et Al
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • High Court (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 10 Agosto 1998
    ...are at least those, and they would further include the duty to detect crime and to bring an offender to justice.” 21 In Steel v. Goacher [1983] R.T.R. 98, Griffiths, L.J. was of the view that by virtue of this common law power, a police officer was entitled to stop a motor vehicle for the p......
  • DPP (Stratford) v Fagan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 12 Febrero 1993
    ...such garda does not suspect the drivers of the vehicles so detained of any criminal offence. So held by Carney J. Steel v. GoacherUNK [1983] R.T.R. 98 considered. High Court [1992 No. 1208 S.S.] Director of Public Prosecutions v. Fagan The Director of Public Prosecutions (at the suit of Gar......
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