||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 371 (Jan)
|| EWCA Crim 520
||Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Kay LJ, Gibbs J and The Recorder of Leeds
||Patrick Mullen (instructed by CLM Solicitors, Berkshire) for the defendant.
||Richard Matthews (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the Crown.
||31 January 2002
Sentencing - Statutory offences - Fines - Basis of sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive - Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, s 2(1) - Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, reg 11.
The defendant company's sentence of a 350,000 fine for offences contravening s2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and regulation 11 of the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.
- An Official transcript is the final version of the judgment prepared by shorthand writers. LexisLibrary contains all judgments from the High Court and aboveView Judgment
- The All England Law Reports comprises judgments with headnotes and catchwords indicating the area of law and key issues of the case prepared by legally qualified editorsFind AllER Reports
- Cases related to this particular case that are related to, or discuss this caseView related cases
- Commentary discussing this particular case from LexisLibrary's comprehensive range of titles including Butterworths, Halsbury's and TolleyView related commentary