R v Chief Constable of Sussex, ex p International Traders Ferry [1999]


  • Many protested against farmers exporting cattle to Europe
  • The farmers moved to a small port in Sussex, the protestors followed
  • Initially, the police supervised the small port to allow the exports
  • The police then decided to only supervise the dock on certain days


  • Could the police be made to supervise the dock every day?


  • No


  • Too costly, not irrational to set particular days
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