Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 441 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Longmore LJ, Poole J and Judge Findlay Baker QC

Representation James Beck (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 30 October 2002


Sentencing - Sexual offence - Custodial sentence - Duration - Extended sentence - Relevant considerations.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of 15 months' imprisonment for an offence of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 16 was inappropriate in the circumstances and an extended sentence of two years would be imposed comprised of nine months' imprisonment and 15 months extended licence period.

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