Practice and Procedure

R v IAN NOBLE (2008)

PUBLISHED June 24, 2008

[2008] EWCA Crim 1473

A defendant who failed to appear in court in response to a summons ought not to be convicted of an offence under the Bail Act 1974 and nor was he in contempt of court if he was neither on bail nor had received notice of the summons.

CA (Crim Div) (Maurice Kay LJ, Plender J, Recorder of Nottingham)