Regina v Hills: CACD 20 Dec 2000

The Act could apply to acts which were directed toward a non-stranger, such as an estranged spouse. In considering whether a ‘course of conduct’ was established, the court should consider the case law, and assess the distance between incidents. In this case, of the parties had been reconciled, and charges of assault would have been more appropriate.


Times 20-Dec-2000


Protection from Harassment Act 1997


England and Wales


CitedLau v Director of Public Prosecutions QBD 29-Mar-2000
Two alleged incidents might be sufficient to be seen as a course of conduct and found an allegation of harassment under the Act, but any distance in time between them might suggest that they could not be seen as one course of conduct. Here a . .
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Updated: 03 August 2022; Ref: scu.88504