Offensive weapons, sentencing and costs – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted October 26th, 2016 in costs, news, offensive weapons, sentencing by sally

‘While an offence of possessing an offensive weapon does not occur if a person is lawfully in possession of an article when it is suddenly used in the heat of an altercation, R v Tucker [2016] EWCA Crim 13 confirms that it is otherwise if a person leaves the scene to collect a weapon.’

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Law Society’s Gazette, 10th October 2016