Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 389 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 69
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Mackay J and the Recorder of Chester

Representation Grace Ong (appointed by The Registrar of Criminal Appeals ) for the appellant.
Judgment Dates: 18 January 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Supply of class A drugs - Defendant convicted of supplying 50 ecstasy tablets - Defendant sentenced to four years' imprisonment - Whether sentence excessive.

The Case

A defendant convicted of the supply of 50 ecstasy tablets had his sentence reduced from four years' imprisonment, to three years' imprisonment in circumstances where the court ruled that that sentence was manifestly excessive.

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