Practice and Procedure

R v JASON GOWAN (2007)

PUBLISHED April 19, 2007

[2007] EWCA Crim 1360

The Crime and Disorder Act 1998 s.1C(2) was plainly directed at protecting members of the general public from an offender's conduct, and was not intended and could not be used to protect a wife with whom an offender had been and would in the future be cohabiting.

CA (Crim Div) (Sir Igor Judge (President QB), Goldring J, Swift J)