Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 134 (Sep)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Astill and Roderick Evans JJ

Representation Brendan Burke (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 24 September 2002


Sentencing - Possession of firearm without certificate - Possession of ammunition Custodial sentence - Basis of plea - Basis of sentence - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of four years' imprisonment for offences of possession of ammunition and possession of a firearm without a certificate was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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