Regina v Hertfordshire County Council ex parte Green Environmental Industries Limited, Moynihan: CA 9 Oct 1997

There was no protection against self-incrimination where information was properly required by the Waste Regulation Authority to carry out its duties.


Times 09-Oct-1997, [1997] EWCA Civ 2279


Environmental Protection Act 1990 71(2)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedC Plc and W v P and Secretary of State for the Home Office and the Attorney General ChD 26-May-2006
The claimant sought damages from the first defendant for breach of copyright. An ex parte search order had been executed, with the defendant asserting his privilege against self-incrimination. As computer disks were examined, potentially unlawful . .
Appeal fromRegina v Hertfordshire County Council, ex parte Green Environmental Industries Ltd and Another HL 17-Feb-2000
A notice was given to the holder of a waste disposal licence to require certain information to be provided on pain of prosecution. The provision of such information could also then be evidence against the provider of the commission of a criminal . .
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Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.81908