Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 346 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Kay LJ, Royce J and the Recorder of Preston

Representation Ieuan Morris (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 25 February 2003

Catchwords

Sentencing - Young offender - Detention during Her Majesty's pleasure - Tariff period - || Automatic life sentence - Trigger offence - Notional determinate sentence - Specified period - Aggravating and mitigating features

The Case

The defendant's sentence of custody for life with a specified period of five years for an offence of causing grievous bodily harm with intent and assault occasioning actual bodily harm was appropriate in the circumstances.

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