A (A Child), Regina (on the Application of) v Leeds Magistrate’s Court and Another: Admn 19 Mar 2004

The father sought judicial review of an anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) made in respect of his son.
Held: Although the child’s best interests remained a primary consideration when making such an order, they were not the primary consideration. Where it was not alleged that the behaviour did not justify an order and application for judicial review was inappropriate.


[2004] EWHC 554 (Admin), Times 31-Mar-2004




Crime and Disorder Act 1998 1D


England and Wales


CitedKenny, Regina (on the Application of) v Leeds Magistrates Court, Leeds City Council Admn 5-Dec-2003
In cases involving children, Article 3 provides that the best interests of the child are a primary consideration, not the primary consideration.
The court looked at the test for making an interim ASBO: ‘Consideration of whether it is just to . .
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Criminal Practice, Magistrates

Updated: 06 October 2022; Ref: scu.194697