Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)

Francis Davey fjmd1a at
Wed Aug 4 14:39:59 BST 2010

On 4 August 2010 14:29, Peter Sommer <peter at> wrote:
> I stand corrected - very very few of my cases are in the magistrates'
> courts.
>  But I think you are referring to the procedure - surely there have to be
> thresh-hold tests for an appeal to be allowed (other than that the defendant
> didn't like the initial outcome).? And presumably they would have to be very
> similar to the ones I outlined - wrong in law or a bizarre finding of fact
> (though I have to say I can't see this immediately in the 1980 Act),

No, really, its a complete re-hearing.

If you look at part 63 of the criminal procedure rules, you will see
that you don't have to give any *grounds* for appeal as you might have
to do in most civil appeals.

I always wonder why more aggrieved people don't do it.

Francis Davey

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