Sentencing Guidelines - Public Order Offences​

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1 judgment

12 November 2013

R v Robert McKeown, Edward Lynn and Stephen Ferris, Director of Public Prosecution’s References (numbers 13, 14 and 15 of 2013)

3 references by DPP – whether sentencing unduly lenient - convictions for riotous assembly contrary to common law - disturbances following decision about frequency of flying Union flag outside Belfast City Hall – first guideline case from NI Court of Appeal on riotous assembly – 2 references allowed.

[2013] NICA 63
Morgan LCJ