Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 298 (Oct)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Crim 2257
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Clarke LJ, Butterfield and Pitchford JJ

Representation Charles Thomas (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 4 October 2002


Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Appropriate sentence - Sentencing principles.

The Case

A sentence of 12 months' imprisonment imposed upon a defendant who was convicted of two counts of handling was reduced, on appeal, to one of six months' imprisonment.

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