Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 118 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Tuckey LJ, Owen J and Judge Fawcus

Representation Caroline Goodwin (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 21 January 2002


Sentencing - Fraudulent trading - Possession of shotgun without certificate - Transfer of shotgun to another - Custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Totality - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's total sentence of two years' imprisonment for offences of fraudulent trading, possession of a shotgun without a certificate and transferring a shotgun to another was manifestly excessive in all the circumstances.

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