Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 434 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2198
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Gage and Poole JJ

Representation Claire Pickthall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 1 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Possession of class A drug with intent to supply - Supplying class A drug - Appropriate sentence.

The Case

A sentence of 30 months' imprisonment for one count of possession of a class A drug with intent to supply, and one count of supplying a class A drug, had been manifestly excessive and would be substituted by a sentence of 15 months' imprisonment.

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