Cullen v Jardine: CACD 1995

90 trees were felled by the defendant without a licence over a period of three days.
Held: May LJ: ‘It was entirely possible for magistrates to decide which trees were cut down illegally and which were not, and to impose penalties by reference to those findings. The mere fact that a number of issues may arise in the course of the trial does not turn one activity into two or more activities and thus render the information bad for duplicity . . the question of duplicity is one of fact and degree . . ‘


May LJ


[1995] Crim LR 668


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedTovey and Another v Regina CACD 9-Mar-2005
Each defendant appealed sentences where he had committed a series of offences and the sentence had been for specimen acts.
Held: When choosing representative offences a prosecutor should be careful to try to give the court a proper picture of . .
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Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.224235