Practice and Procedure

R v AR (2013)

PUBLISHED May 1, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 591

A five-year restraining order imposed under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 s.5A to prevent an offender, who had had mental health issues, from contacting his daughter, who he had stabbed, and other family members was quashed where the offender had not engaged in a relevant course of conduct as defined in s.7 of the Act which justified imposing the order.

CA (Crim Div) (McCombe LJ, Saunders J, Judge Collier QC)