Regina v Preston Crown Court ex parte Lancashire County Council: Admn 20 Jan 1998

A parent or person responsible for a child who had been summonsed to appear at the youth court was in a sufficient sense themselves an accused person to be able to apply for a defendant’s costs order after a case is withdrawn.
The court sought to construe the section in a manner wide enough to give it jurisdiction to deal with the defendant.


Times 23-Nov-1998, [1998] EWHC Admin 40, [1999] 1 WLR 142




Children and Young Persons Act 1933 55, Prosecution of Offenders Act 1985 16

Cited by:

CitedRegina v Moore CACD 12-May-2003
The applicant had been convicted of contempt of court, but succeeded on appeal. Costs had been ordered in his favour, but the matter had been referred back to the court to consider the extent of its powers on such an occasion.
Held: The making . .
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Criminal Practice, Children, Criminal Practice, Costs

Updated: 27 May 2022; Ref: scu.138161