Hudson v Macrae: 14 Nov 1863

Angling. Jurisdiction of justices. Claim of right. Non-navigable river. Bona fides. Mens rea. In answer to an information before two justices under stat. 24 and 25 Vict. c. 96, s. 24, for unlawfully and wilfully attempting to take fish in water where another person had a private right of fishery, by angling at an hour not between the beginning of the last hour before sunrise and the expiration of the first hour after sunset, the accused justified under a supposed right on the part of the public to fish in that water.


[1863] EngR 949, (1863) 4 B and S 585, (1863) 122 ER 579




England and Wales

Land, Agriculture

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.283604