Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 46 (Aug)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWCA Crim 1997
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Davis LJ, Foskett and Sweeney JJ (Judgment delivered extempore)

Representation Hugh Blake-James (assigned by the Registrar of Criminal Appeals) for the appellant.
  Gerard Renouf (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 7 August 2012


Sentence - Sexual offences prevention order - Variation, renewal and discharge - Magistrates' court making sexual offences prevention order in respect of appellant - Appellant appearing before Crown Court having breached order - Judge adding additional condition to order - Appellant subsequently alleged to have breached additional condition - Whether additional condition ought to be set aside.

The Case

Sentence Sexual offences prevention order. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in allowing the appellant's appeal against sentence, held that it had not been open to the Crown Court to amend a Sexual Offences Prevention Order which had been made in the magistrates' court.

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