R v Howell [1982]

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  • Created on: 20-03-20 20:53

There is a breach of the peace wherever harm is actually done or is likely to be done to a person or in his presence to his property or a person is in fear of being so harmed through an assault, an affray, a riot, unlawful assembly or other disturbance. Police were called to a noisy all-night party, they told the merry-makers to go home, or they would be arrested for breach of the peace.

The West Indians present complained of prejudice, there was pushing and shoving, and a few people were arrested for breaches of the peace. D was noisy and abusive to the police, and refused to go home. An…


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