Sentencing Guidelines - Offences

6 judgments

22 December 1992

R v Donal Gregory Carroll and Ailish Carroll

Possession of firearms with intent to endanger life - whether 22 years excessive - deterrent sentences for terrorists.

[1992] 11 NIJB 93
MacDermott LJ
11 November 1992

Attorney General's Reference No.2 of 1992

Sentencing - sentence of 5 years - whether unduly lenient.

AG Ref No.2 of 1992
Hutton LCJ
09 October 1992

Attorney General's Reference (No's 3 and 4 of 1992)

Grievous bodily harm with intent - throwing of petrol bombs and arson - aiding offence - sentenced to probation with conditions - length of detention for young offender - whether unduly lenient.

[1992] NI 187
Hutton LCJ
09 September 1992

R v Stephen McMullan

Taking motor vehicle without owner's consent; criminal damage; reckless driving; driving whilst uninsured and disqualified - "joyrider" - concurrent and consecutive sentences and operation of previously imposed suspended sentence.

McMullan 090992
Hutton LCJ
12 June 1992

Gerard Majella O'Neill

Possession of firearm with intent - sentence of 12 years' imprisonment imposed - offence committed while on licence from prison - order to return to prison to complete sentence - whether imposition of consecutive sentence excessive.

[1992] NI 333
Hutton LCJ
30 March 1992

R v Robert Alexander Skelton & Dale Mooney

Attempted robbery and assault occasioning actual bodily harm - imprisonment for 14 and 12 years - elderly victim - savage and prolonged attack - deterrent sentences - appropriate discount for late plea of guilty - accused alcoholic - whether relevant that accused under influence of drink - whether excessive or wrong in principle.

[1992] NIJB 26
Hutton LCJ