TITLE

High Court overturns livestock conviction

PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Commercial Motor;2/22/2007, Vol. 205 Issue 5217, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
24702642

 

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