Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 441 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Kay LJ, Field J and Judge Rant QC

Representation Andrew Nuttall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 27 March 2002


Sentencing - Sentence being ordered to commence at a date prior to the date imposed - Whether court having power to impose such a sentence.

The Case

The court had no power to order that a sentence should commence at a time earlier than it was actually imposed.

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