Archive for the 'vagrancy' Category

Akhurst v Director of Public Prosecutions – Times Law Reports

Akhurst v Director of Public Prosecutions

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court

“University grounds and buildings were not an enclosed area for the purposes of the Vagrancy Act 1824 which referred to any dwelling house, warehouse, coach house, stable or outhouse, enclosed yard, garden or area.”

The Times, 13th April 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Akhurst v Director of Public Prosecutions – WLR Daily

Akhurst v Director of Public Prosecutions; [2009] WLR (D) 96

University grounds and buildings were not an enclosed area within the meaning of s 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824.”

WLR Daily, 13th March

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

JL (a Youth) v Director of Public Prosecutions – Times Law Reports

1824 Act is used with caution

JL (a Youth) v. Director of Public Prosecutions

Queen’s Bench Division

“An accused was deemed a rogue and vagabond where he had been discovered in an enclosed yard and had criminal conduct in mind.”

The Times, 8th October 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from teh date of publication 

JL (A Youth) v. Crown Prosecution Service – WLR Daily

JL (A Youth) v. Crown Prosecution Service

“An accused was ‘found’ in an inclosed yard for an ‘unlawful purpose’ within the meaning of s 4 of the Vagrancy Act 1824 when he had been seen or discovered in an inclosed yard with criminal conduct in mind.”

WLR Daily, 16th July 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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