M Najib and Sons Ltd v Crown Prosecution Service: CACD 26 Apr 2018

The company appealed against its conviction under the 2010 Regulation for failing to provide the required assistance for the taking of samples by an inspector. The company admitted the facts but said that the cost of compliance was too high, and unfairly distributed.


Leggatt LJ, McGowan DBE J, Sir Peter Openshaw


[2018] EWCA Crim 909, [2018] WLR(D) 258


Bailii, WLRD


Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (England) Regulations 2010


England and Wales


CitedRegina v Chalkley, Jeffries CACD 19-Dec-1997
The 1995 Act will not permit the Court of Appeal to allow an appeal where a conviction was safe but there was a substantial procedural unfairness. In order to understand the role of pre-1 January 1996 jurisprudence in applying what is now the . .

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See AlsoNajib and Sons Ltd v Crown Prosecution Service CACD 3-Jul-2018
The defendant applied for its costs. It had been convicted for a breach of the Regulations, but the Inspector had not had the power to make the request it had denied.
Held: ‘The present case is one in which the prosecution failed as a matter . .
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Crime, Animals

Updated: 28 May 2022; Ref: scu.609502