R v Board of Visitors Maze Prison, ex p Hone [1988]

Facts

  • Hone threw a mug at a prison guard

Issue

  • Could Hone require legal representation in a disciplinary hearing

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • The matter was trivial
  • Consider the seriousness, points of law, ability to present, procedural difficulties, speed and fairness between the parties
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