A challenge was made as to whether the magistrates had jurisdiction in an allegation of burglary, or whether the case should have been committed to the Crown Court.
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Cited – Regina v Edwards; Regina v Brandy CACD 9-May-1996
The court set the standards for sentencing for burglary of dwellingouses. If the house was unoccupied the sentence should be 3 years; If occupied then 4 years was the appropriate starting point. . .
Cited – Regina v Newham Juvenile Court ex parte F (A Minor) QBD 1986
F who was 16 years old when he appeared before the juvenile court charged with robbery and possession of an imitation firearm. The justices decided to proceed summarily. No plea was taken. After being released on bail, he later appeared before a . .
Cited – Regina v Horseferry Road Magistrates’ Court ex parte Director of Public Prosecutions (Case of Okiya) Admn 30-Oct-1996
The court considered what were the circumstances under which the Divisional Court should exercise its discretion to quash the decision of the magistrates to assume jurisdiction rather than to commit a case for trial. . .
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Updated: 03 January 2022; Ref: scu.137705