Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 40 (Jan)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Lord Woolf CJ, Mitchell and Keith JJ

Representation John Lloyd-Jones (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 15 January 2002


Sentencing - Non-custodial sentence - Legitimate expectation of non-custodial sentence - Whether circumstances creating legitimate expectation of non-custodial sentence.

The Case

A custodial sentenced imposed upon a defendant was quashed on appeal because the defendant had had a legitimate expectation in all the circumstances of the case that a non-custodial sentence would be imposed.

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