Practice and Procedure

JOHNSON (Appellant) v DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS (Respondent) & SHEFFIELD CROWN COURT (Interested Party) (2008)

PUBLISHED February 26, 2008

[2008] EWHC 509 (Admin)

A court was entitled to decide that an offence under the Public Order Act 1986 s.5 was racially aggravated contrary to the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 s.31, where the offence was motivated in part by hostility towards members of a racial group.

DC (Richards LJ, Swift J)