Young v Uchiyama

Young v Uchiyama

Young v Uchiyama, [1933] 47 BCR 155
The plaintiff was told to pay $2,417.95 by Chief Justice Macdonald shortly after the judgement in R v Takagashi was rendered, as costs incurred by Kanetaro Takagishi as he opposed the libel charge mounted against him.The defendant insisted that the costs listed were “proper and lawful costs” he incurred during the criminal case. (157) It was determined that the Court had the power to order the private prosecutor to cover these expenses. Judge Fisher decided in the plaintiff’s favor, ordering the sum indicated with costs.



Young v Uchiyama


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Source: British Columbia Supreme Court. British Columbia Reports. 1933.


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