Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 342 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Pill LJ, Holland and Keith JJ

Representation Alistair Keith (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 23 October 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Sexual or violent offence - Extended sentence - Power to order extended period of licence - Custodial sentence - Duration - ss 85 and 161.

The Case

A judge had no power to order an extended licence period for an offence of outraging public decency, pursuant to s85 of the because it had not fallen within the definition of a sexual offence under s161 of that Act.

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