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Trading standards prosecutions and simple cautions

Prosecutions and simple cautions 2015 - 2016

The list of all trading standards prosecutions and simple cautions in Hull from the current year is available to view below.

A simple caution is not a criminal conviction. It is an admission of guilt and forms part of an offender's criminal record which may be cited in court in any subsequent proceedings.

Trade type Legislation Circumstances Hearing or Caution date Result Court

Butchers

Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) (Safety) Regulations 2002 as amended

Possessing for supply tobacco products which were incorrectly labelled, had no pictorial health warnings and were not in English July 2015 Defendant 1 – £225 Fine
Defendant 2 – No Separate Penalty
Defendant 3 – No Separate Penalty
£764.47 Costs
£22 VSC
Hull Magistrates Court

Butchers

Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) (Safety) Regulations 2002 as amended

Trade Marks Act 1994

Possessing for supply tobacco products which were incorrectly labelled, had no pictorial health warnings and were not in English

Possessed foreign label cigarettes with intent to supply counterfeit HRT

July 2015

£175 fine
£205 fine
£635.62 costs
£20 VSC

Hull Magistrates Court

Furniture supplier

The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire Safety) Regulations 1988

Manufactured and supplied economy mattress that failed to meet the flammability requirements

December 2015

Defendant 1 - £3500 fine, £1800 costs
Directors of company x 2 - simple caution

Defendant 1 -
Hull Magistrates Court
Directors of Company x2 – N/A

Online seller Trade Marks Act 1994

Counterfeit sports clothes/badges

February 2016 Condition discharge on all matters forfeiture order on all seized goods.
£4300 costs
£15 VSC
Hull Magistrates Court
Second Hand Shop Hallmarking Act 1973 Possessed and exposed unhallmarked rings for sale February 2016

Defendant 1,2 and 3 -
£500 fine
£466.66 costs
£50 VSC

Hull Magistrates Court
Mini Market The Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) (Safety) Regulations 2002 as amended Possessing for supply tobacco products which were incorrectly labelled, had no pictorial health warnings and were not in English January 2016 £300 fine
£595 costs
£30 VSC
Hull Magistrates Court
Mini Market The Tobacco Products (Manufacture, Presentation and Sale) (Safety) Regulations 2002 as amended Possessing for supply tobacco products which were incorrectly labelled, had no pictorial health warnings and were not in English May 2016 £300
£918 costs
£30 VSC
Hull Magistrates Court

Prosecutions and simple cautions from previous years

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Trading Standards Advice
33 Witham
Hull
HU9 1DB

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