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A (a Juvenile) v R [1978] Crim LR 689

The defendant spat on a policeman's rain coat. The spittle could be easily wiped off and left no permanent damage. It was held that this did not constitute unlawful damage to property. It would have been different if the material was different and left a stain or required dry cleaning.
 
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