Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2004] All ER (D) 235 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2003] EWCA Crim 2704
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division
Judge:

Kennedy LJ, Forbes and Aikens JJ

Representation J Hall (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 26 September 2003

Catchwords

Sentencing - Custodial sentence - Duration - Defendant serving longer term of imprisonment than intended by judge - Appropriate sentence.

The Case

The sentences of imprisonment imposed upon the defendant in respect of two offences would be each reduced by two months to reflect the judge's intention that the defendant be released on a certain date.

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