Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of MOSES NKROMAH) v WILLESDEN MAGISTRATES' COURT (2013)

PUBLISHED December 17, 2013

A magistrates' court had been entitled to refuse an application under the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 s.142(2) to reopen the case of a man convicted in his absence of a public order offence, where he had provided an inadequate medical certificate to explain his absence from the hearing at which he was convicted.

DC (Beatson LJ, Collins J)