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Speeding Glasgow Case Deserted By Court

Kept Licence
Glasgow Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

Our client was accused of speeding at 42mph in a 30mph limit contrary to the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 sections 81 and 89. 

Our advice was that a plea of not guilty should be entered in relation to this allegation.

The case proceeded and we requested all the evidence held by the Procurator Fiscal's Office. The information was not forthcoming - nothing too unusual - and the case was continued to a further procedural hearing.

At the continued hearing the Procurator Fiscal Depute advised the Court that they had only requested the evidence the preceding day. Our view was that this simply was not good enough. 

The Procurator Fiscal Depute asked the Court for further time to prepare the case. We opposed this motion and the Court agreed with our legal submissions and deserted the case.

Our client did not require to attend Court and kept his driving licence clean. 

This case was presented by our Mr Simpson at Glasgow Justice of the Peace Court on 11th January 2019. 

 Kept Licence!

Published: 11/01/2019

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