Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 115 (Sep)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Kay LJ, Bell and Silber JJ

Representation Neil Moore (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 20 September 2002


Sentencing - Doing an act tending or intended to perverting the course of justice - Custodial sentence - Disparity - Defendant of previous good character - Whether sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

The defendant's sentence of two years' imprisonment for an offence of doing an act tending or intended to pervert the course of justice was manifestly excessive in the circumstances.

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