Beatty v Gillbanks [1882]


  • The Salvation Army were warned not to march as they would be attacked by the Skeleton Army, as had occurred in the past


  • Could the Salvation Army be prevented from marching despite the potential for rioting


  • No


  • Marching was lawful as it was within the limits of the law
RELATED CASE  R v Hull Board of Visitors, ex p St Germain (No .1) [1979]

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