Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 168 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 65 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Nicol J

Judgment Dates: 21 January 2011


Prison - Repatriation of prisoner - Transfer into United Kingdom - Minimum term - Offender convicted of murder in course of robbery by German court and sentenced to life imprisonment - Offender repatriated - Minimum term to be served - ss 269(2), Sch 22 - Consolidated Criminal Practice Direction, Pt IV, paras 49.23 - 49.33.

The Case

Prison Repatriation of prisoner. The offender was convicted by a German court of murder in the course of a robbery, given a life sentence and repatriated to the United Kingdom. On a reference by the Secretary of State for an order under s269 of the the Administrative Court held that the appropriate minimum term that he should serve was 25 years from the date that the German court had passed sentence.

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