Reid v Procurator Fiscal, Perth

Criminal evidence – Corroboration – Dangerous dogs. High Court of Justiciary: Refusing an appeal against conviction by an appellant who, after a sheriff repelled her submission of no case to answer, was convicted of a contravention of the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991, the court held that the sheriff was entitled to conclude that there were grounds for a reasonable apprehension that the dog would injure someone and to repel the no case to answer submission, and in light of the findings in fact she had made the sheriff was entitled to find that there were grounds for a reasonable apprehension that the dog would someone if he were to escape from the appellant's garden and to go on to convict the appellant of the charge.

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