Beghal v Director of Public Prosecutions: Admn 28 Aug 2013

The court considered the compatibility of the powers in Schedule 7 of the 2000 Act to ‘stop, question, and search’ with a detainee’s human rights.
Held: The powers were valid and required.

Gross LJ, Swift, Foskett JJ
[2013] EWHC 2573 (Admin), [2014] 1 All ER 529, [2014] 1 QB 607, [2014] 2 WLR 150, [2014] ACD 29
England and Wales
CitedSaunders v The United Kingdom ECHR 17-Dec-1996
(Grand Chamber) The subsequent use against a defendant in a prosecution, of evidence which had been obtained under compulsion in company insolvency procedures was a convention breach of Art 6. Although not specifically mentioned in Article 6 of the . .

Cited by:
Appeal fromBeghal v Director of Public Prosecutions SC 22-Jul-2015
Questions on Entry must be answered
B was questioned at an airport under Schedule 7 to the 2000 Act, and required to answer questions asked by appropriate officers for the purpose set out. She refused to answer and was convicted of that refusal , contrary to paragraph 18 of that . .

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Police, Human Rights

Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.514945