Adorian v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis: QBD 19 May 2008

Claim for damages for assault during arrest. It became necessary for the claimant to issue proceedings very quickly after the decision in Hoare, and he failed to obtain consent under the 2003 Act before issuing his claim.
Held: The requirement to obtain consent before issuing proceedings was procedural only.


Owen J


[2008] EWHC 1081 (QB)




Criminal Justice Act 2003 329


England and Wales

Cited by:

Appeal fromAdorian v The Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis CA 23-Jan-2009
The claimant received injuries when arrested. He was later convicted of resisting arrest. The defendant relied on section 329 of the 2003 Act. The claimant said that the force used against him was grossly disproportionate. The commissioner appealed . .
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Police, Torts – Other

Updated: 26 March 2022; Ref: scu.268688