Practice and Procedure

R v PETER TROTT (2011)

PUBLISHED October 7, 2011

[2011] EWCA Crim 2395

A judge, in imposing a restraining order under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 s.5A on a defendant acquitted of inflicting grievous bodily harm, had erred in following a procedure that effectively denied him any opportunity for submissions as to the propriety of the order.

CA (Crim Div) (Rafferty LJ, Mackay J, Judge Loraine-Smith)