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Litwin's promise avoids jail term

10th November 1988
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Keywords : Waste, Dumping, Environment

• The boss of a waste disposal firm escaped going to j last week after promising no to break a court order.

Jeffrey Litwin, proprietor DocIdands Waste Disposal 01 River Road, Barking, Essex was arrested on his return from Jamaica after failing to appear before a high court judge on 7 October, The central electricity generating board had claim& he had broken a no-dumping order on their land, and Mr Justice McKinnon had threatened to jail him for six months if he did not have go reason for missing that hearing. In court last week, how' er, Litwin — of Bincote Roa Enfield, Middlesex — said hi had never been aware that h had been in breach of a cour order and promised to compl with the order of 25 AUgust banning rubbish dumping on CEGB land.

His counsel, David Matthi said: "He has now stopping putting rubbish on the site al would not dream of doing so while the action continues."

McKinnon accepted the story but ordered Litwin to I half the costs of the 7 Octob hearing and all costs of last week's hearing.

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