Repeal the part of the Road Traffic Act 1988 on closed road for special events

Throughout Europe (and also in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man), ‘closed road’ events bring great benefit to the local communities in terms of tourism, economic prosperity and sporting kudos. The UK is at a disadvantage and is not able to reap these benefits because s.12(1), of the Road Traffic Act 1988, makes it an offence for a person to promote or take part in a race or trial of speed between motor vehicles on a public way. Though it is understandable that this legislation is directed at preventing dangerous and unregulated races and speed trials, properly monitored events can be both safe and enjoyable.  Instead of abolishing the legislation completely the new UK government could provide a mechanism to deliver a Temporary Suspension Order (in association with local authorities) that would enable a limited annual number of ‘closed road’ events to take place in England, Wales and Scotland, with the associated benefits for the regions selected. Previous studies undertaken on behalf of the Jim Clark Rally, put the figure for that one event in excess of £3m – this leads the MSA to estimate that closed road rallying for a limited number of approximately 20 events a year, could deliver substantial benefit to local areas, particularly in the low season, of between £20m and £60m a year

Why is this idea important?

Throughout Europe (and also in Northern Ireland and the Isle of Man), ‘closed road’ events bring great benefit to the local communities in terms of tourism, economic prosperity and sporting kudos. The UK is at a disadvantage and is not able to reap these benefits because s.12(1), of the Road Traffic Act 1988, makes it an offence for a person to promote or take part in a race or trial of speed between motor vehicles on a public way. Though it is understandable that this legislation is directed at preventing dangerous and unregulated races and speed trials, properly monitored events can be both safe and enjoyable.  Instead of abolishing the legislation completely the new UK government could provide a mechanism to deliver a Temporary Suspension Order (in association with local authorities) that would enable a limited annual number of ‘closed road’ events to take place in England, Wales and Scotland, with the associated benefits for the regions selected. Previous studies undertaken on behalf of the Jim Clark Rally, put the figure for that one event in excess of £3m – this leads the MSA to estimate that closed road rallying for a limited number of approximately 20 events a year, could deliver substantial benefit to local areas, particularly in the low season, of between £20m and £60m a year

PREPARE AN ORGANISATION TO ALLOW CONVICTED FELONS TO APPEAL

THE FIRST ACT OF THE GOVERNMENT/ MINISTRY OF JUSTICE IS TO RECOGNIZE THAT THOUSANDS AND THUSANDS OF CITIZENS WERE VICTIMS OF THE POLICE PERSECUTION AND WERE CONVICTED AND JAILED BY INSANE AND UNSCRUPULOUS JUDICIARY AGENTS

BESIDES GRANTING A PARDON OR ALTERNATIVELY RELEASING THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN PRISON THE CIIZENS CONVICTED OF CRIMES IN THE UK IN THE PAST TEN YEARS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO APPEAL THEIR CONVICTIONS

THERE IS NO CRIMINAL COURT OF APPEAL IN THE UK AND THERE NEVER WAS – A REAL CRIMINAL COURT OF APPEAL STAYS THE SENTENCE UNTIL IT RE EXAMINES THE ARGUMENTS OF THE DEFENDANYT – IN ENGLAND NOT ONLY THE DECISON OF FIRST COURT CANNOT BE OVERTURNED THE APPEAL COURT WILL NOT ALLOW A RE RUN OF FACTS LITIGATED IN FIRST COURT

CONVICTIONS CRIPPLE BECAUSE THEY SHOW UP ON CRB CHECKS – THEY SEND ALARM BELLS ACROSS ANY APPLICATION OF EMPLOYMENT

85% OF CONVICTIONS OF CITIZENS IN THE UK WERE OBTAINED WITH CORRUPTION, ABUSE, TRICKERY OF THE DEFENDANT IN COURT BY BOTH THE JUDG AND THE CROWN PROSECUTION AND MOST CERTAINLY THE POLICE

IN ORDER TO HAVE A FREE SOCIETY CITIZENS HAVE TO BE PROTECTED OF THESE PRACTICES AND THOSE THAT WERE CAUGHT IN THE HORRIFIC SPIDER WEB OF THE BROWN-STRAW CONSPIRACY SHOULD BE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY OF CHALLENGING THE WAY IN WHICH THEY WERE CONVICTED – BECAUSE ALMOST CERTAINLY THEY WERE DONE IN BY THE LIES OF THE POLICE AND THE PROSECUTION

Why is this idea important?

THE FIRST ACT OF THE GOVERNMENT/ MINISTRY OF JUSTICE IS TO RECOGNIZE THAT THOUSANDS AND THUSANDS OF CITIZENS WERE VICTIMS OF THE POLICE PERSECUTION AND WERE CONVICTED AND JAILED BY INSANE AND UNSCRUPULOUS JUDICIARY AGENTS

BESIDES GRANTING A PARDON OR ALTERNATIVELY RELEASING THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE IN PRISON THE CIIZENS CONVICTED OF CRIMES IN THE UK IN THE PAST TEN YEARS SHOULD BE ALLOWED TO APPEAL THEIR CONVICTIONS

THERE IS NO CRIMINAL COURT OF APPEAL IN THE UK AND THERE NEVER WAS – A REAL CRIMINAL COURT OF APPEAL STAYS THE SENTENCE UNTIL IT RE EXAMINES THE ARGUMENTS OF THE DEFENDANYT – IN ENGLAND NOT ONLY THE DECISON OF FIRST COURT CANNOT BE OVERTURNED THE APPEAL COURT WILL NOT ALLOW A RE RUN OF FACTS LITIGATED IN FIRST COURT

CONVICTIONS CRIPPLE BECAUSE THEY SHOW UP ON CRB CHECKS – THEY SEND ALARM BELLS ACROSS ANY APPLICATION OF EMPLOYMENT

85% OF CONVICTIONS OF CITIZENS IN THE UK WERE OBTAINED WITH CORRUPTION, ABUSE, TRICKERY OF THE DEFENDANT IN COURT BY BOTH THE JUDG AND THE CROWN PROSECUTION AND MOST CERTAINLY THE POLICE

IN ORDER TO HAVE A FREE SOCIETY CITIZENS HAVE TO BE PROTECTED OF THESE PRACTICES AND THOSE THAT WERE CAUGHT IN THE HORRIFIC SPIDER WEB OF THE BROWN-STRAW CONSPIRACY SHOULD BE GIVEN AN OPPORTUNITY OF CHALLENGING THE WAY IN WHICH THEY WERE CONVICTED – BECAUSE ALMOST CERTAINLY THEY WERE DONE IN BY THE LIES OF THE POLICE AND THE PROSECUTION

The Restoration of Double Jeopardy

As soon as possible restore the double jeopardy rule. If a case cannot be made against an idividual or individuals sufficient to convince a jury of their guilt. Then that should be the end of the matter. There cannot be a situation that the prosecution can keep re trying untill they get the the answer they like. it is a rediculous distortion of justice. Unless there is convincing and profound new evidence that was unavailable previously and even then that would have to be persuasive. this 'best out of three' situation is a disgrace.

Why is this idea important?

As soon as possible restore the double jeopardy rule. If a case cannot be made against an idividual or individuals sufficient to convince a jury of their guilt. Then that should be the end of the matter. There cannot be a situation that the prosecution can keep re trying untill they get the the answer they like. it is a rediculous distortion of justice. Unless there is convincing and profound new evidence that was unavailable previously and even then that would have to be persuasive. this 'best out of three' situation is a disgrace.

CPS – review

There should not be a point system as to whether they decide there can be a trial.

A trial should be considered if there is actual physical evidence, not circumstantial.

There should be equal sexes looking at the case, to ensure a fair decision has been made.

No evidence, no trial.

Why is this idea important?

There should not be a point system as to whether they decide there can be a trial.

A trial should be considered if there is actual physical evidence, not circumstantial.

There should be equal sexes looking at the case, to ensure a fair decision has been made.

No evidence, no trial.

That the Government restore freedom and liberty by extended the right to anonymity to those accused of rape or sexual assault, as it is to those making the allegation

Rape or other sexual assault against a woman, man or young person is something which rightly, society finds abhorrent. However, we continually see cases where the accused is found not guilty, or the case is dropped before any trial, because it has been established that the complainant had made up the allegation. Because of the way such offences are viewed our society, people wrongly or falsely accused lose their employment, home, family and the stigma of having been accused often makes it impossible for them to regain their normal life.

Why is this idea important?

Rape or other sexual assault against a woman, man or young person is something which rightly, society finds abhorrent. However, we continually see cases where the accused is found not guilty, or the case is dropped before any trial, because it has been established that the complainant had made up the allegation. Because of the way such offences are viewed our society, people wrongly or falsely accused lose their employment, home, family and the stigma of having been accused often makes it impossible for them to regain their normal life.

RESTORE RIGHT TO FREE LEGAL AID IN CRIMINAL CASES

In June 2010  a law came into operation which makes it impossible for British People to have a Fair Trial. If you are accused now by the State you will have to pay to defend yourself unless you are on State Benefits.    for full details see  http://www.legalservices.gov.uk/docs/cds_main/Legal_aid_is_changing_-_briefing_pack.pdf


This means that the endless resources open to the State will be waged against you and you must either defend yourself in person or risk loosing your home in order to mount a defence.

If you are subject to a Restraing Order  freexing your assetts you will be in the invidious positon of  because of your assets having too much money to qualify for legal aid  but be unable to use your assetts to pay for leg assistance to defend yourself.
 

Why is this idea important?

In June 2010  a law came into operation which makes it impossible for British People to have a Fair Trial. If you are accused now by the State you will have to pay to defend yourself unless you are on State Benefits.    for full details see  http://www.legalservices.gov.uk/docs/cds_main/Legal_aid_is_changing_-_briefing_pack.pdf


This means that the endless resources open to the State will be waged against you and you must either defend yourself in person or risk loosing your home in order to mount a defence.

If you are subject to a Restraing Order  freexing your assetts you will be in the invidious positon of  because of your assets having too much money to qualify for legal aid  but be unable to use your assetts to pay for leg assistance to defend yourself.
 

Right to trial by jury.

Many look up to the justice system in the USA with its chain gangs, hard labour and death sentence but they also have an absolute right to trial by jury which they can evoke for any arrestable offence including public intoxication. This system works perfectly well, mainly because most don't demand a jury trial for minor offenses such as public intoxication.

The point of jury trial is to keep the power to sentence away from the state and with the people, which is a fundimental protection from a police state.

Many people do not know but juries have the right to disregard the law, it's called jury nullification in the USA, if they see fit. Lawyers however are sworn to uphold the law so are not allowed to inform the jury of this even if they believe their client warrants it; this would be where the client is technically guilty of a crime but the public may sympathise sufficiently to actually let him off.

In this country we have no right to trial by jury and so we have such things as fixed penalty notices.

Juries may not be perfect, they may not understand the law, but that is the whole point, they keep the human eliment in the legal system. If a lawer cannot explain in simple terms why a persons' liberty should be removed then it has to be questioned.

 

Why is this idea important?

Many look up to the justice system in the USA with its chain gangs, hard labour and death sentence but they also have an absolute right to trial by jury which they can evoke for any arrestable offence including public intoxication. This system works perfectly well, mainly because most don't demand a jury trial for minor offenses such as public intoxication.

The point of jury trial is to keep the power to sentence away from the state and with the people, which is a fundimental protection from a police state.

Many people do not know but juries have the right to disregard the law, it's called jury nullification in the USA, if they see fit. Lawyers however are sworn to uphold the law so are not allowed to inform the jury of this even if they believe their client warrants it; this would be where the client is technically guilty of a crime but the public may sympathise sufficiently to actually let him off.

In this country we have no right to trial by jury and so we have such things as fixed penalty notices.

Juries may not be perfect, they may not understand the law, but that is the whole point, they keep the human eliment in the legal system. If a lawer cannot explain in simple terms why a persons' liberty should be removed then it has to be questioned.

 

Change to Summery Trial Only Theft shop/stall & shoplift

Change Theft shop/stall & shoplift to Summery Trial Only – waste of taxpayers money allowing indictable to crown court. I have seen the amount of work and cost to all criminal justice agencies for theft of such minor items eg £7.50 bottle of whiskey when the case is already evidentially sound. Completely insane and will also make room in the crown courts to deal with more serious offences.

Why is this idea important?

Change Theft shop/stall & shoplift to Summery Trial Only – waste of taxpayers money allowing indictable to crown court. I have seen the amount of work and cost to all criminal justice agencies for theft of such minor items eg £7.50 bottle of whiskey when the case is already evidentially sound. Completely insane and will also make room in the crown courts to deal with more serious offences.