Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 339 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2599
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Jack and Simon JJ

Representation Carl Teper (assigned by the Registrar for Criminal Appeal) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Assault occasioning actual bodily harm.

The Case

Where the defendant pleaded guilty to an offence of assault occasioning actual bodily harm, it was held on appeal that the sentence of ten months' imprisonment imposed by the sentencing judge was excessive, and a sentence of four months' imprisonment was substituted accordingly.

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