Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 469 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2688
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Henriques J and Judge Findlay Baker QC

Representation David James (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Tendering counterfeit currency - Possession of counterfeit currency - Aggravating and mitigating factors - Appropriate sentence.

The Case

In the circumstances, where the defendant had pleaded guilty to tendering counterfeit currency and possession of counterfeit currency, a sentence of 12 months' imprisonment on each charge to run concurrently had been appropriate.

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