Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 148 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Judge LJ, Butterfield J and The Recorder of Liverpool

Representation Graeme Ford (instructed by Varley Hadley Siddall) for the offender.
  Tayo Adebayo (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 11 October 2002


Sentencing - Supplying a Class A drug - Non-custodial sentence - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence unduly lenient.

The Case

A community punishment and rehabilitation order imposed upon an offender who pleaded guilty to supplying Class A drugs was considered, on a reference by the Attorney General to the Court of Appeal, to be unduly lenient. A sentence of 18 months' imprisonment was substituted.

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