Practice and Procedure

R V IRELAND (1996)

PUBLISHED May 14, 1996

An appeal against conviction for assault on the basis that the making of unwanted telephone calls to three women followed by silence, did not constitute an assault for the purposes of s.47 of the Offences Against the Person Act 1861

CA (Crim Div) (Swinton Thomas LJ, Tucker J, Longmore J, Douglas Brown J)