Constitutional Law Wk 5



PUBLIC ORDER AND POLICE POWERS



**de Smith (8th ed., 1998) Ch. 23

Ewing & Gearty, Freedom under Thatcher, ch 4

Daintith 1966 PL 248



1. General

*Bradley & Ewing, Constitutional and Administrative Law (12th edn 1997), p 525 & pp 536-570

*Reiner & Leigh, "Police Powers" in McCrudden & Chambers ed, Individual Rights and the Law in Britain (1995) pp 69-108

Ewing & Gearty, Freedom under Thatcher, Ch. 2:



2. Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention



I SUBSTANTIVE OFFENCES

Public Order Act 1986, sections 1-6; 17-19; Public Order (Amendment) Act 1996

Brutus v Cozens [1973] AC 854

DPP v Orum [1988] 3 All ER 449

R v Horseferry Rd Magistrate, ex p Siadatan [1991] 1 QB 260

Morrow Geach & Thomas v DPP [1994] Crim L R 58



II PREVENTIVE MEASURES

(a) Public Order Act 1936, section 1

O'Moran v DPP [1975] QB 864

(b) Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994, sections 34, 60-63, 65, 68-70, 72, 77-78

*DPP v Jones [1997] 2 All ER 119.

Comment: Fitzpatrick & Taylor, "A Case of Highway Robbery?" NLJ March 7, 1997 pp 338-340.

***[1999] 2 All ER 257

(c) Public Order Act 1986, sections 11-14

(d) Binding over

R v Crown Court at Lincoln, ex p Jude [1997] 3 All ER 737

Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 section 115

Beatty v Gilbanks (1882) 9 QBD 308

Wise v Dunning 1902 1 KB 167

*Percy v DPP [1995] 3 All E R 121

Comment: Plowden & Kerrigan, "Breach of the Peace", NLJ, December 8, 1995, p 1819.

(e) Police Powers

Police Act 1964 subsections 51(1) and (3)

Thomas v Sawkins 1935 2 KB 249

Comment: Goodhart (1936) 6 CLJ 22

**Duncan v Jones [1936] 1 KB 218

R v Liverpool University [1991] 1 QB 124

McLeod v MPC [1994] 4 All E R 553; **McLeod v UK (ECHR) [1998] 2 FLR 1048

[1999] Crim L R 155

*R v CC of Sussex, ex p International Trader's Ferry Ltd [1997] 2 All ER 65 (CA)

[1999]1 All ER 129 (HL)

Foulkes v CC of Merseyside [1998] 3 All ER 705