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Offensive Behavior

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Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley

All England Law Reports/1982/Volume 2 /Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley - [1982] 2 All ER 583 [1982] 2 All ER 583 Parkin v Norman; Valentine v Lilley   QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION DONALDSON LJ AND MCCULLOUGH J 23 FEBRUARY, 10 MARCH 1982   Public order – Offensive conduct conducive to breaches of peace – Threatening, abusive or insulting words or behaviour – Insulting – Nature of insulting behaviour – Homosexual activity in public lavatory – Accused making homosexual advances to plain clothes police officer – Accused's behaviour not observed by anyone else – Whether accused using 'insulting behaviour … likely' to occasion breach of peace – Whether likelihood...

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Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307

West Indian Reports/Volume 26 /Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307 -(1979) 26 WIR 433 (1979) 26 WIR 433 Dolly Kendall And Others v Mohamed Khan Det Corporal No 7307 HIGH COURT OF THE FULL COURT OF GUYANA CRANE CJ AND COLLINS J 21ST SEPTEMBER 1979 Summary conviction offence – Public insult and provocation – Guyana national anthem – Refusal of cinema goers to stand up when national anthem being played – Whether such refusal insult to police officer – Whether police officer insulted and provoked in a manner likely to result in commission of breach of peace – Summary Jurisdiction (Offences)...

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CRIMINAL LAW – Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim

Law Society Gazette/1989/Issue 1, January/Articles/CRIMINAL LAW - Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim - (1989) LS Gaz, 5 Jan, 86 (14)   LAW SOCIETY GAZETTE (1989) LS Gaz, 5 Jan, 86 (14) 5 January 1989 CRIMINAL LAW - Offensive behaviour: the police officer as Victim   John Marston, solicitor, senior lecturer, school of law, Leicester Polytechnic COPYRIGHT (c) 1989 THE LAW SOCIETY   John Marston In DPP v Orum [1988] 3 All ER 449, the Divisional Court confirmed the view of most commentators that s.5 of the Public Order Act 1986 can properly be applied to situations involving police officers but no members of the general public save for the...

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