Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of B) (Claimant) v BRENT YOUTH COURT (Defendant) (2010)

PUBLISHED July 8, 2010

[2010] EWHC 1893 (Admin)

The Youth Court had erred, on the facts, in refusing to consider a substantive bail application made on behalf of a defendant young person on the basis that the conditions offered and arguments posed had been previously considered, pursuant to the Bail Act 1976 Sch.1 Pt IIA. In any event, even if every argument had been heard previously, the Youth Court had failed to address the issue of his welfare, as a young person, in accordance with the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 s.44 and consider whether, nevertheless, to entertain his bail application.

QBD (Admin) (Wilkie J)