Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 54 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWHC 383 (QB)
Court: Queen's Bench Division

Openshaw J

Judgment Dates: 5 April 2006


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

The Case

A minimum term of 12 years' imprisonment was maintained following a reference under para6 of Sch22 to the . The offender would receive a longer term under the current regime, but the court could not exceed the original recommendation.

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