Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 156 (Apr)
Court: Court of Appeal, Criminal Division

Tuckey LJ, Beatson J and the Recorder of Bristol

Representation David Owen (instructed by Geoffrey Clapp Solicitors) for the offender.
  Mark Dennis (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 11 April 2006


Sentence - Imprisonment - Length of sentence - Statutory minimum term - Reduction for guilty plea - Reduction under guidelines in transitional arrangements - Whether judge erring in reducing sentence under guidelines - Whether guideline applying to statutory minimum sentence - Sentencing Guidelines Council (New Sentences: ) - (Sentencing) Act 2000, ss 110, 111 - , ss 144, 172.

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