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Lobato, Regina v: CACD 19 Dec 2017

Appeal as unduly lenient from sentence of five months imprisonment of possessing an imitation firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. Citations: [2017] EWCA Crim 2305 Links: Bailii Statutes: Firearms Act 1968 16A Jurisdiction: England and Wales Criminal Sentencing Updated: 28 May 2022; Ref: scu.625550

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Macklin v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Scotland): SC 16 Dec 2015

Appeal against conviction (in 2003) after release of undisclosed material helpful to the defendant, including an eye witness decsription incompatible with the defendant. Held: The court considered the developing issues as to compatibility questions and devolution appeals. The case having already been cnsidered fully by the High Court o Justice inEdinburgh, the present courts jurusdiction … Continue reading Macklin v Her Majesty’s Advocate (Scotland): SC 16 Dec 2015

Regina v Crown Court At Cambridge, ex parte Rld Buckland: Admn 13 Jul 1998

There is in law no right to appeal to the Crown Court against a Chief Constable’s refusal to amend the conditions attached to a firearms certificate. The system of applying such conditions was a discrete and separate system. His only remedy was in judicial review. Citations: Times 17-Sep-1998, Gazette 26-Aug-1998, [1998] EWHC Admin 742 Links: … Continue reading Regina v Crown Court At Cambridge, ex parte Rld Buckland: Admn 13 Jul 1998

Attorney General’s Reference No 88 of 2002 (Hahn and Webster): CACD 7 Nov 2003

The Attorney General referred the sentences as too lenient for armed robbery, and aggravated vehicle taking. The defendants worked as a team, and used an imitation firearm, and threatened a victim with it. Held: The possession of firearms should be regarded as an aggravating feature in relation to other offences. When passing sentence, it is … Continue reading Attorney General’s Reference No 88 of 2002 (Hahn and Webster): CACD 7 Nov 2003

White v Procurator Fiscal, Perth: HCJ 27 Jan 1999

The defendant challenged his conviction for supplying false information on applying for a shotgun certificate. He had said that he had no convictions, but failed to disclose an adminishment, refusing to add the case to the application, having explained to the constable that he had not been convicted. Held: ‘There may have been an error … Continue reading White v Procurator Fiscal, Perth: HCJ 27 Jan 1999

Gregory, Regina v: CACD 30 Jun 2011

Appeal against conviction following a guilty plea entered after a ruling that section 1(1) of the Firearms Act 1968 created an absolute offence, pleaded guilty on re-arraignment to possessing an altered firearm without a firearm certificate, contrary to section 1(1)(a) of the Firearms Act 1968, and possessing a firearm when prohibited, contrary to section 21(1) … Continue reading Gregory, Regina v: CACD 30 Jun 2011

Burton, Regina v: CACD 12 Jul 2012

Appeal against sentence of four years’ imprisonment for being in possession of a prohibited firearm contrary to section 5(1)(aba) of the Firearms Act 1968 and to nine months’ concurrent for being in breach of a suspended sentence order under which he had been sentenced to 12 months’ imprisonment suspended for 18 months. He had attempted … Continue reading Burton, Regina v: CACD 12 Jul 2012

Jenkins v Director of Public Prosecutions and Another: Admn 22 May 2020

Short term possession of stun gun The appellant challenged the decision of the justices finding him guilty on summary conviction of an offence of possession of a weapon designed or adapted for the discharge of electrical current for incapacitation contrary to s. 5(1)(b) and Schedule 6 of the Firearms Act 1968. The weapon, namely a … Continue reading Jenkins v Director of Public Prosecutions and Another: Admn 22 May 2020

Elliott v Chief Constable of Wiltshire and Others: ChD 20 Nov 1996

Vice-Chancellor was asked to consider whether to strike out a statement of claim based upon alleged misfeasance by a police officer in his public office. The allegation against the police officer was that he had deliberately and falsely supplied details of convictions to the press. The point taken was that it was not concerned with … Continue reading Elliott v Chief Constable of Wiltshire and Others: ChD 20 Nov 1996