The judge acquitted the five defendants on one ground out of five defence arguments. Among those he rejected was the argument that the law and by-laws governing police permits for public assemblies and processions were unconstitutional, because the police never issue licences. He told the defendants: You should have applied for judicial review if you were dissatisfied by the police denying you a licence. Not as simple as it looks. Full essay.
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