Appeal with the leave of the single judge against the sentence of a fine in the total sum of pounds 400,000 imposed by HHJ Rivlin QC, the Recorder of Westminster, for two offences charged under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. One of . .
There had been a substantial and lethal fire. The Borough challenged a decision by the defedant to retain to itself the prosecution of possible offenders, saying that the defendant might possibly be itself subject to criticism. Held: The objection failed. ‘Any prosecution would be grounded firmly in the state of affairs that Southwark had permitted … Continue reading London Borough of Southwark, Regina (on The Application of) v London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and Another: Admn 15 Jul 2016