Sentencing Guidelines - Increase in Sentence

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1 judgment

11 September 2014

R v Francis Newell

Armed robbery of post office - 4 year's imprisonment deemed manifestly inadequate and increased to 8 years' imprisonment - factors pertinent to an increase in sentence - was the sentence determined on a wrong principle or manifestly inadequate having regard to all circumstances and factors - section 15 Criminal Appeal Act (NI) 1968/section 4 Criminal Appeal Act (NI) 1980 [NB: This case, which is of significance to the Court of Appeal, is not reproduced here.]

[2014] NICA 87
Morgan LCJ