High Court overturns livestock conviction

February 2007
Commercial Motor;2/22/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5217, p9
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The article reports on the decision of the High Court to overturn the animal welfare conviction of Robert Pritchard, a haulier from Shropshire, England. Robert Pritchard, who runs three vehicles, had been found guilty of transporting 70 unfit sheep to a market, following a two-day trial at Welshpool Magistrate's Court in March 2006. On February 8, 2007, the High Court granted his appeal and imposed fines of £2,500 plus £ 1,000 costs, citing lack of evidence.


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