Panama (Piccadilly) Ltd v Newbury: 1962

The court was asked whether club membership as a precondition to admission to a strip show would preclude its being held a public entertainment.
Held: It would not: ‘there being no evidence whatsoever of any selective process and indeed a rule which enables [election of] members without knowing anything about them . . no sufficient segregation has occurred which would prevent the members from continuing to be members of the public.”

Lord Parker CJ
[1962] 1 WLR 610, [1962] 1 All ER 769
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedDirector of Public Prosecutins v Vivier QBD 1991
There had been a traffic accident in a large privately owned caravan park.
Held: Premises will be private where they are entered for reasons beneficial to the occupier. Referring to Harrison v Hill: ‘What Lord Sands, and indeed Lord Clyde, say . .

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Updated: 10 December 2021; Ref: scu.231478