Dulai and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court and Another: Admn 26 Apr 2012

The claimants challenged the issue of search and seizure warrants.
Held: Stanley Burnton LJ set out the principle which the courts ought to apply in the context of search warrants: ‘The question for this court, in judicial review proceedings, is whether the information that it is alleged should have been given to the magistrate might reasonably have led him to refuse to issue the warrant.’

Stanley Burnton LJ, Treacy J
[2012] EWHC 1055 (Admin), [2012] 2 Cr App R 19, [2013] 1 WLR 220, [2013] Crim LR 86, [2012] ACD 76, [2012] 3 All ER 764
Criminal Justice and Police Act 2001
England and Wales
Cited by:
ApprovedMills and Another, Regina (on The Application of) v Sussex Police and Another Admn 25-Jul-2014
The claimants faced criminal charges involving allegations of fraud and corruption. They now challenged by judicial review a search and seizure warrant saying that it was unlawful. A restraint order had been made against them and they had complied . .

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Criminal Practice

Updated: 16 January 2022; Ref: scu.453014