Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 152 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 577 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Hedley J

Judgment Dates: 11 April 2006


Sentence - Mandatory life sentence - Murder - Minimum term - Setting - Appropriate minimum term - , Sch 22, para 6.

The Case

Following a conviction for murder of the offender's father in law, a reference was made pursuant to para6 of Sch22 to the for the setting of the minimum term. The court set the term at 10 years, less the time spent in custody on remand.

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