Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of SHAHID) v BIRMINGHAM MAGISTRATES' COURT (Defendant) & DEPARTMENT FOR WORK & PENSIONS (Interested Party) (2010)

PUBLISHED November 4, 2010

[2010] EWHC 2969 (Admin)

When quashing an order by a magistrates' court committing a defendant to prison for default of a confiscation order, it was appropriate to remit the matter to the magistrates' court to make a fresh decision upon whether outstanding enforcement action should be discontinued.

DC (Richards LJ, Cranston J)