Practice and Procedure

R v JAY ALLEN (2013)

PUBLISHED April 17, 2013

[2013] EWCA Crim 676

Where a landlord had been convicted of an offence of being a landlord interfering with the peace and comfort of a residential occupier under the Protection from Eviction Act 1977 s.1(3A), a judge had not erred in declining to leave the statutory defence under s.1(3B) to the jury.

CA (Crim Div) (Treacy LJ, Globe J, Judge Collier QC)