Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 72 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rose LJ, Cresswell and Goldring JJ

Representation Raymond Lewis (assigned by the Rausa Mumford, Cardiff) for the defendant.
  David Thomas (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 16 January 2002


Sentencing - Causing grievous bodily harm with intent - Wounding with intent - Affray - Young offender - Custodial sentence - Whether judge erring in not passing extended sentence - Whether sentence unduly lenient - s 85.

The Case

In all the circumstances of the case, the young offender's sentence was unduly lenient to the extent that it was appropriate to sentence him to an extended licence period of four years in addition to the period of his custodial sentence.

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