B v Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 13 May 2010

The defendant appealed against his conviction for having shot a deer. He said that the District Judge should have ruled that he had no case to answer. He was said to have been one of three youths cruelly killing a fawn.
Held: There had been sufficient evidence before the district judge to open the possibility of a conviction, and, applying Galbraith, the submission of no cae to answer had been correctly rejected.
Elias LJ, Keith J
[2010] EWHC 1301 (Admin)
Deer Act 1991 1(2)(a)
CitedRegina v Galbraith CCA 1981
Rejection of Submission of No Case to Answer
The defendant had faced a charge of affray. The court having rejected his submission of having no case to answer, he had made an exculpatory statement from the dock. He appealed against his conviction.
Held: Lord Lane LCJ said: ‘How then . .

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