Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2007] All ER (D) 48 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWCA Crim 2383
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Moore-Bick LJ, Grigson J and Judge Moss QC

Representation Rebecca Stevens (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 3 October 2006


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Robbery - Guilty plea - Judge imposing notional determinate sentence of seven years' imprisonment - Whether notional determinate sentence manifestly excessive.

The Case

Where a defendant had pleaded guilty to a street robbery of goods with a value of 750, a notional determinate sentence of five years' imprisonment would be appropriate. In the instant case, the defendant would serve a minimum term of two and a half years' imprisonment, less 91 days for time spent in custody on remand.

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