Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 269 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Rix LJ, Astill J and Judge Richard Brown

Representation Nicholas Doherty (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 19 March 2002


Sentencing - Possession of Class A drug with intent - Possession of Class B drug ||Custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Disparity - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's total sentence of five years' imprisonment for offences of possession of a Class A drug with intent and possession of a Class B drug was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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