04
Nov
14

First vicarious liability prosecution: part 3

scales of justiceCriminal proceedings continued today against Ninian Robert Hathorn Johnston Stewart in the first known vicarious liability prosecution under the WANE Act 2011.

Mr Johnston Stewart, the landowner of Glasserton & Physgill Estates, is charged with being vicariously liable for the criminal actions of Glasserton gamekeeper Peter Bell, who was convicted in 2013 of laying poisoned bait which killed a buzzard (Carbofuran) and possession of three banned pesticides (Carbofuran, Strychnine and Alphacloralose) (see here).

Today’s hearing was continued for an intermediate diet on 8th December 2014.

Previous blogs on this case here and here

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5 Responses to “First vicarious liability prosecution: part 3”


  1. 1 Chris Roberts
    November 4, 2014 at 5:26 pm

    We are all watching this case with much interest!

  2. 2 Tony Warburton MBE
    November 4, 2014 at 6:58 pm

    What are the betting odds???

  3. November 4, 2014 at 7:15 pm

    xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx xxxxx. I eagerly await to see how the case will unfold, or be dropped, or acquitted.

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  4. 4 Jimmy
    November 4, 2014 at 11:21 pm

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  5. November 6, 2014 at 10:35 am

    A test case on an unused piece of legislation – involving a landowner – just watch as the QCs helpers scurry about looking for a loophole in the legislation….to make sure hes completely innocent.


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