Zahid v Regina: CACD 5 Oct 2010

The defendant appealed against his conviction for possession of expanding ammunition, on the judge ruling that the offence was one of strict liability.
Hooper, Flaux, Spencer LJJ
[2010] EWCA Crim 2158
Firearms Act 1968 5(1A)(f)
England and Wales
CitedDeyemi and Another, Regina v CACD 13-Aug-2007
After a judge’s ruling as to strict liability for the possession of a prohibited weapon, the defendants pleaded guilty. They now appealed against conviction. The judge had sentenced them on the basis that liability for possession was strict.
Updated: 28 February 2021; Ref: scu.424867