Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 286 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Laws LJ and Sir Richard Tucker

Representation David Maunder (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 19 November 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Credit for progress made while in custody.

The Case

A sentence of four years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A sentence of three years' imprisonment was substituted.

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