The authority appealed the dismissal of a charge against the defendant rabbi on six counts of nuisance for noise of shouting clapping and stamping emanating from the synagogue to the annoyance of a neighbour.
Held: The court was not obliged to accept the evidence of a witness, and did not have to accept that of the unchallenged expert evidence of environmental and pollution control officers.
Lord Justice Scott Baker and Mr Justice David Clarke
England and Wales
Local Government, Nuisance, Magistrates
Updated: 28 May 2022; Ref: scu.248918