Beatty v Gillbanks [1882]

Facts

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

Issue

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

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • Marching was lawful as it was within the limits of the law
RELATED CASE  Malone v Metropolitan Police Commissioner [1972]

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