Regina v Stanley: CACD 1965

Lord Parker considered dicta as to the meaning of the expression ‘indecent or obscene’: ‘This court entirely agrees with what Lord Sands there said. The words ‘indecent or obscene’ convey one idea, namely, offending against the recognised standards of propriety, indecent being at the lower end of the scale and obscene at the upper end of the scale’.
Parker CJ, Marshall, Widgery JJ
[1965] 2 QB 327, [1965] 1 All ER 1035
England and Wales
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CitedConnolly v Director of Public Prosecutions Admn 15-Feb-2007
The defendant appealed against her conviction under the Act for having sent indecent or grossly offensive material through the post in the form of pictures of an aborted foetus sent to pharmacists. She denied that they were offensive, or that she . .

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Updated: 07 September 2021; Ref: scu.248837