Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 268 (Dec)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2767
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Latham LJ, Curtis J and the Recorder of Middlesborough

Representation Bibiana Ihumoah (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 22 November 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Appropriateness of sentence - Judge having indicated that defendant would be sentenced to drug treatment and testing order if place available - Different judge imposing custodial sentence.

The Case

A sentence of two years and nine months' imprisonment imposed for burglary was inappropriate in the circumstances of the case. An 18 month drug testing and treatment order would be substituted.

Practice Areas

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