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R v JF Alford Transport

[1997] 2 Cr. App. R. 326

Case summary last updated at 11/01/2020 14:23 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case R v JF Alford Transport

 Ds worked for a company and turned a blind eye to their truck drivers working longer hours than was allowed by EC regulations. In these circumstances CA quashed their convictions as accessories to the offence by saying that passive acceptance did not constitute aiding, abetting etc. For this there has to be active encouragement or assistance 

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