Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 255 (Nov)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Collins J

Judgment Dates: 25 October 2012


Criminal law - Murder - Tariff - Applicant and two others being convicted of murder of deceased - Applicant receiving tariff of 12 years - Applicant seeking reduction in tariff - Whether retaining tariff at present length could have detrimental effect on progress - Whether progress in prison exceptional.

The Case

Criminal law Murder. The Administrative Court dismissed an offender's application for a reduction in his tariff following his conviction for murder. The court found that although the his progress had been excellent, he had not surmounted the high hurdle required for a reduction.

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