Burden v Rigler: KBD 1911

A meeting held on the highway is not for that reason alone necessarily to be regarded as an unlawful meeting. Lawfulness depends on the facts and circumstances in each case, and in particular whether an obstruction is caused. Such a meeting may be lawful within section 1 of the 1906 Act.


[1911] 1 KB 337, (1911) 80 LJKB 100, (1911) 103 LT 758, (1911) 75 JP 36, (1911) 27 TLR 140, (1911) 9 LGR 71


Public Meetings Act 1906 1

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CitedJones and Lloyd v Director of Public Prosecutions Admn 23-Jan-1997
The appellants had been peacefully protesting at Stonehenge. They were among others who refused to leave when ordered to do so under an order made by the police officer in charge declaring it to be a trespassory assembly under the 1986 Act. They . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.443751