Yeandel v Fisher

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
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7 cases
  • Charles v Skeete
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 6 May 1978
    ...excluded, it is then that it will be regarded as essential.” 258 The offence there was punishable by fine or imprisonment. Then in Yeandel v. Fisher, [1965] 3 All E.R. 158, a Divisional Court held that s. 9 (1) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1964 which made it an offence if a person is concern......
  • John Charles v Llewellyn Skeete Supernumerary Constable
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date
  • Sweet v Parsley
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 23 January 1969
    ...or takes in lodgers or paying quests. But this was held to be an absolute offence following the earlier decision in Yeandel v. Fisher [1966] 1 Q.B. 440. 5How has it come about that the Court of Appeal has felt bound to reach such an obviously unjust result? It has in effect held that it wa......
  • Warner v Metropolitan Police Commissioner; R v Warner
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 2 May 1968 cannot be inferred that the legislature imposed strict liability merely in order to find a luckless victim." 30In Yeandel v. Fisher [1966] 1 Q.B. 440 an innkeeper and his wife were charged that they were persons concerned in the management of premises —the inn—used for the purposes of s......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Permitting Uncertainty: Owners, Occupiers And Responsibility For Remediation
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 66-2, March 2003
    • 1 March 2003
    ...this will frequently be the case.42If thereafter the money is40 This narrower interpretation is seen in Yeandel and Another v Fisher ([1965] 3 All ER 158, at 161)where Lord Parker CJ, referring to the wording of paragraph 9(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act1964, stated: ‘[p]aragraph (a)ymake......
  • House of Lords
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 33-3, July 1969
    • 1 July 1969
    ...created an absolute offence, sothatthe defendant's ignoranceof what went on was no defence.This decision followedTeandelv.Fisher'(1966, 1Q.B.440; 29].C.L. 262)andthe Divisional Court refused a certificatethatapointoflaw of public importance was involved. There followed thedecision of the Ho......

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