Internal & External Aids - Case Notes

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Cheeseman v DPP (1990) - External Aid
Where the D "wilfully and indecently exposed his person in a street to the annoyance of passengers." The 1847 OED of the time of the Act was used to decided the word "passengers" didn't include police officers who were stationed in the toilet.
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Factortame Case - External Aid
Was brought to the court to decide how to interpret whether Spanish fishermen could register their boats as British in order to fish in UK sea. The court interpreted the Act to stop Spanish fishermen from contravening EU law.
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DPP v Bull - External Aid
The court held that the Act did only apply to females, the word prostitute was ambiguous and they applied the mischief rule. The Street Offences Act was brought in as a result of the Wolfenden report. It only mentioned female prostitution.
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Pepper v Hart - External Aid
A teacher at a private school had the benefit of reduced school fees for his children, the IR tried to claim tax on his perk. Hansard was used to determine that the teacher was not required to pay tax on the benefit he received.
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R v A - External Aid
The D argued that it contravened his right to a fair trial if he couldn't raise previous sexual history between himself and the alleged **** victim as evidence in court.
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Was brought to the court to decide how to interpret whether Spanish fishermen could register their boats as British in order to fish in UK sea. The court interpreted the Act to stop Spanish fishermen from contravening EU law.

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Factortame Case - External Aid

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The court held that the Act did only apply to females, the word prostitute was ambiguous and they applied the mischief rule. The Street Offences Act was brought in as a result of the Wolfenden report. It only mentioned female prostitution.

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A teacher at a private school had the benefit of reduced school fees for his children, the IR tried to claim tax on his perk. Hansard was used to determine that the teacher was not required to pay tax on the benefit he received.

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The D argued that it contravened his right to a fair trial if he couldn't raise previous sexual history between himself and the alleged **** victim as evidence in court.

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