Davies v Griffiths: 1936

The proper procedure for justices is that Magistrates should announce the decision to convict before inquiring of the previous convictions and, that being so, the defendant or his counsel should have the further opportunity of addressing the Court.


[1937] 2 All ER 671, [1936] Weekly Notes 126


England and Wales

Cited by:

ConsideredRegina v East Kerrier Justices ex parte Mundy 1952
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CitedMurchison v Southend Magistrates’ Court Admn 24-Jan-2006
The defendant faced an accusation of having slapped a child in the street. The child’s carer had called the police to say that she thought the complaint a practical joke. The defendant did not give evidence. The magistrates retired and came back to . .
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Updated: 09 December 2022; Ref: scu.241311