Northern Ireland Trailers Ltd v Preston County Borough: 1972

It was argued that proceedings brought under s94 by information not complaint were a nullity.
Held: The argument failed. A failure to comply with an abatement notice was a criminal offence, but proceedings could also be brought by complaint under s99


[1972] 1 All ER 260, [1972] 1 WLR 203


Public Health Act 1936 94 99


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedRegina v Liverpool Crown Court, Ex Parte Cooke QBD 3-Apr-1996
Complaint was made against the council for creating a statutory nuisance under the 1990 Act. The tenant sought compensation under the 1973 Act. The council appealed an award of andpound;3,000 compensation.
Held: Compensation should be awarded . .
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Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.221521