The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act Section 38: The implications of Paterson v Harvie.
Examines how the Scottish courts have interpreted the actus reus of the offence of behaving in a threatening or abusive manner, under the Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2010 s.38, which was introduced after the High Court of Justiciary in Smith v Donnelly restated the test for the actus reus of breach of the peace.
|Journal Article Type||Article|
|Publication Date||Aug 31, 2016|
|Publisher||Sweet and Maxwell|
|Peer Reviewed||Peer Reviewed|
|Institution Citation||SHARP, L. 2016. The Criminal Justice and Licensing (Scotland) Act Section 38: The implications of Paterson v Harvie. Juridical review, 2, pages 117-128. Available from: http://www.westlaw.co.uk|
|Keywords||Actus reus; Breach of the peace; Offensive behaviour; Scotland; Statutory interpretation; Threats|
SHARP 2016 Criminal justice and licensing