Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 61 (Jul)
Court: Divisional Court
Judge:

Rose LJ and Gibbs J

Representation Shiraz Rustom (instructed by Cremin Small & Co) for the defendant.
  Adam Gersch (instructed by the Crown Prosecution Service) for the prosecution.
Judgment Dates: 4 July 2002

Catchwords

Sentencing - Theft - Custodial sentence - Breach of trust - Defendant using position as employee to obtain cash and goods - Justices committing defendant to Crown Court for sentence - Crown Court sentencing defendant to four weeks' detention in a young offender institution - Whether sentence so outside broad area of Crown Court's sentencing discretion as to amount to excess of jurisdiction.

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