Carden: 1879

Whilst an order may be available to oblige a magistrate to hear and determine a matter properly within his jurisdiction, an order will not be available which seeks ‘to control the magistrate in the conduct of the case or to prescribe to him the evidence which he shall receive or reject’.


Cockburn CJ


(1879) 5 QBD 1

Cited by:

CitedHoar-Stevens v Richmond Magistrates’ Court Admn 23-Oct-2003
The court considered an application to quash an order requiring the attendance of the claimant to give evidence: ‘Normally this court will not entertain an application for a quashing order in relation to a decision made in a magistrates’ court where . .
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Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.244438