Chris Cumberpatch <[log in to unmask]> wrote (in
<006f01c3448d$2a99b5e0$6ae687d9@e6r0x8>) about 'metal detectors selling
on ebay/dealing in cultural objects (offences) bill', on Mon, 7 Jul
> And even when (if) the bill becomes law, it will still require someone
>to mount a prosecution on the basis of it. According to reliable rumour,
>the C.P.S. won't even prosecute when an S.A.M is attacked by someone with a
>mechanical excavator - so what are the chances that they will take on a case
>relating to looted material?
It would be sensible for the Bill to allow other bodies, maybe English
Heritage and its parallels, to mount prosecutions. There are many
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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