Whittall v Kirkby: 1946

Special reasons for non-disqualification of a driver were defined as being reasons which, first, constitute mitigating or extenuating circumstances; secondly, do not amount in law to a defence to the charge; thirdly, are directly connected with the commission of the offence; and, fourthly, which the court ought properly to take into consideration when considering imposing sentence


[1946] 2 All ER 552, [1947] KB 194


England and Wales

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CitedKhan, Regina (on the Application of) v Director of Public Prosecutions Admn 12-Oct-2004
Defendant pleaded guity to drink driving – claim for special reasons – appeal against finding of absence of special reasons to disqualify. . .
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Updated: 22 November 2022; Ref: scu.220231