ACCEPTANCE OF NO CASE TO ANSWER

A judge had been correct, following his acceptance of a submission of no case to answer at the end of the Crown’s case, to direct a jury that they could find a defendant guilty of a lesser alternative summary offence under the Protection from Harassment Act 1997 s.4(5) even though it was not provided for by the Criminal Justice Act 1988 s.40

[2006] EWCA Crim 3344