Practice and Procedure

R v (1) RL (2) JF (2008)

PUBLISHED August 28, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 1970

Where heating oil had escaped from an installation at a golf club, a prosecution for the strict liability offence of causing polluting matter to enter controlled waters under the Water Resources Act 1991 s.85 could have been brought against the club, which was an unincorporated association, or against individual members.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ, David Clarke J, Blair J)