R v Gaming Board, ex p Benaim [1970]

Facts

  • An informant reported that Benaim was not fit to be a manager of a gaming club (Casino)
  • Benaim’s licence was removed

Issue

  • Could Benaim require that the informant’s identity is revealed?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • A fair decision had been made on the evidence, the informant was not under charge and therefore there was no reason for the revealing of his identity; only reasons to protect it, given the stereotype of gaming clubs at the time
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