Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 21 (Mar)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Kay LJ, Leveson J and Sir Richard Tucker

Representation Alison Hunter (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 March 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Gross indecency with a child - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of 15 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to gross indecency with a child was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of nine months' imprisonment was substituted.

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