Regina v Andrews-Weatherfoil Ltd: CACD 1972

For so long as it is possible for persons concerned in a single offence to be tried separately, it is inevitable that the verdicts returned by the two juries will on occasion appear to be inconsistent with one another. Eveleigh J: ‘It is necessary to establish whether the natural person or persons in question have the status and authority which in law makes their acts in the matter under consideration the acts of the company so that the natural person is to be treated as the company itself.’
Eveleigh J
[1972] 1 WLR 118, [1972] 1 ALL ER 65
England and Wales
Cited by:

  • Cited – Director of Public Prosecutions v Humphrys HL 1977
    Humphrys was charged with driving while disqualified. The issue was the correctness of the identification by a police constable. In evidence, Humphrys denied that he was the driver, or indeed that he had driven any car during the year in question. . .
    [1977] AC 146
  • Cited – Petch and Coleman v Regina CACD 13-Jul-2005
    The defendants appealed their convictions for murder, saying that a co-defendant, have been captured after fleeing the country had later been treated more leniently, a plea of manslaughter having been accepted.
    Held: In order to substitute . .
    [2005] EWCA Crim 1883
  • Cited – Hui Chi-ming v The Queen PC 5-Aug-1991
    (Hong Kong) The defendant was charged with aiding and abetting a murder. A, carrying a length of water pipe and accompanied by the defendant and four other youths, seized a man and A hit him with the pipe, causing injuries from which he died. No . .
    [1992] 1 AC 34, [1991] 3 All ER 897, [1991] 3 WLR 495, Gazette 02-Oct-92, [1991] UKPC 29, (1991) 94 Cr App R 236
  • Cited – El Ajou v Dollar Land Holdings Ltd CA 2-Dec-1993
    The court was asked whether, for the purposes of establishing a company’s liability under the knowing receipt head of constructive trust, the knowledge of one of its directors can be treated as having been the knowledge of the company.
    Held: . .
    Times 03-Jan-94, [1994] 2 All ER 685, [1993] EWCA Civ 4, [1994] BCC 143, [1994] 1 BCLC 464

These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 02 December 2020; Ref: scu.228496