Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 50 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Pitchers and Treacey JJ

Representation Andrew Wyman, solicitor advocate (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Special mitigating circumstances - Whether mitigating circumstances warranting suspension of sentence - Whether sentence wrong in principle.

The Case

A sentence of 12 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who pleaded guilty to obtaining services by deception was upheld on appeal.

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