Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of NEWHAM LONDON BOROUGH COUNCIL) (Claimant) v STRATFORD MAGISTRATES' COURT (Defendant) & RAMESH MUDRA (Interested Party) (2012)

PUBLISHED May 31, 2012

[2012] EWHC 1700 (Admin)

A magistrates' court was entitled to dismiss a summons against a defendant in respect of an alleged offence of illegal street trading where the local authority had not attended court with the relevant files following a succession of adjournments.

DC (Davis J, Irwin J)