McQuade v Chief Constable of Humberside Police: CA 12 Jul 2001

It was not necessary for there to be a common law breach of the peace on private premises, for there to be shown any disturbance to members of the public outside the premises. A head note in the case of McConnell was a mis-interpretation of that case, insofar as it suggested that any such disturbance was necessary.


Gibson, Laws LJJ, Nourse


Times 03-Sep-2001, Gazette 13-Sep-2001


England and Wales


AppliedMcConnell v Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police CA 1990
The plaintiff sought damages from the police. She had gone into a store and refused to leave when so requested. The police officer escorted her from the premises. She tried to re-enter the premises, and the officer exercised his common law right to . .
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Crime, Police, Torts – Other

Updated: 26 May 2022; Ref: scu.162935