A large surcharge imposed on the applicant was compensatory, not punitive. The criminal limb of article 6 was not engaged.
(2003) 37 EHRR CD 8
European Convention on Human Rights 6
Appeal From – Porter and Weeks v Magill HL 13-Dec-2001
Councillors Liable for Unlawful Purposes Use
The defendant local councillors were accused of having sold rather than let council houses in order to encourage an electorate which would be more likely to be supportive of their political party. They had been advised that the policy would be . .
Cited – R, Regina (on the Application of) v Durham Constabulary and Another HL 17-Mar-2005
The appellant, a boy aged 15, had been warned as to admitted indecent assaults on girls. He complained that it had not been explained to him that the result would be that his name would be placed on the sex offenders register. The Chief Constable . .
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Updated: 01 August 2021; Ref: scu.224206