North Wales Police v Anglesey Justices and Another: Admn 5 Feb 2008

Maurice Kay LJ said: ‘Mr Wells submits, and I accept, that the form and content of the summons are not strictly relevant to the question whether the proceedings were initiated by complaint rather than by the laying of an information. The essential question for the Magistrates’ Court was whether what was lodged at court was in substance a complaint.’


Maurice Kay LJ


[2008] EWHC 309 (Admin)




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Updated: 13 July 2022; Ref: scu.266037