Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 139 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Rose LJ, Pitchers J and Sir Richard Rougier

Representation David Houston (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 10 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - False accounting - Aggravating and mitigating features - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

A sentence of eight years' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who was convicted of a number of offences of false accounting was considered, on appeal, to be manifestly excessive. A total sentence of six years' imprisonment was substituted.

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