Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 160 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWHC 2421 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Jack J

Judgment Dates: 11 November 2005

Catchwords

Sentence - Mandatory life sentence - Murder - Minimum term - Review - Whether offender's minimum term ought to be reduced - , Sch 21, , para 3.

The Case

Subtracting the period of time spent in custody prior to sentence the early release provisions were to apply to the applicant when he had served 11 years, two months and 21 days. That reflected his age at the time of the offence, which was just over 18 years and the progress he had made in detention.

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