Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 81 (Jul)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Keene LJ, Davis J and Judge Rivlin QC

Representation Simon Myers (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 July 2002


Sentencing - Obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception - Driving whilst disqualified - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of 12 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to obtaining a pecuniary advantage by deception was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of eight months' imprisonment was substituted.

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