Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 68 (Dec)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

May LJ, Judge Tilling and Sir John Blofeld

Representation Christopher Morris (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 6 December 2001

Catchwords

Sentencing - Seeking to obtain leave to enter the United Kingdom by deception - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of one year and six months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to seeking to obtain leave to enter the United Kingdom by deception was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive and a sentence of 12 months' imprisonment was substituted.

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