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HSE must detail risk assessment defects in charges

This report relates to 1 case(s)

In Heeremac VOF v Munro, a Scottish criminal appeal court holds that an accused company is entitled to be told of specific details of alleged deficiencies in its risk assessment. On 13 November 1998, the High Court of Justiciary found in favour of Heeremac VOF, which had appealed against charges brought by the Scottish Procurator Fiscal on behalf of the Crown concerning a failure to carry out an adequate risk assessment.