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MRS JUSTICE CARR DBE
MRS JUSTICE PATTERSON DBE
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Miss A Scott appeared on behalf of the Applicant
Mr G Carse appeared on behalf of the Crown
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"Q: The slaps themselves, did they cause you any injury?
A: No, it wasn't strong, I didn't feel any pain but it was just scared me a lot because he touch me. He was touching me and it was more dangerous in this situation."
"A. When he came to bring my keys back ... my emotion I was scared.
Q. What were you scared of?
A. That he --
Q: What did you think in that moment might happen?
A. Yes, I was scared that he came back and he still can get to my house. He came, break in twice so he can do that every time, any time and now my housemates are downstairs but maybe one day if they wasn't they would not be at home and I would be alone and that makes me feel dangerous".
Submission of no case to answer
Grounds of appeal
"(1) A person ('A') whose course of conduct -
(a) amounts to stalking, and
(b) either -
(i) causes another ('B') to fear, on at least two occasions, that violence will be used against B ...
is guilty of an offence if A knows or ought to know that A's course of conduct will cause B so to fear on each of those occasions ..."