Sentencing Guidelines - Offences

11 judgments

13 October 2006

R v Patrick McColgan

Indecent assault - AOABH - false imprisonment - Criminal Justice (NI) Order 1996 Art.20 (2)(b) - protective sentences for violent or sexual offence.

[2006] NICA 41
Kerr LCJ
13 October 2006

R v Patrick McColgan

Indecent assault - AOABH - false imprisonment - Criminal Justice (NI) Order 1996 Art.20 (2)(b) - protective sentences for violent or sexual offence.

[2006] NICA 41
Kerr LCJ
15 September 2006

R v Michael John Gilbert (AG Ref No 3 of 2006)

Rape, assault and burglary

[2006] NICA 36
Kerr LCJ
03 July 2006

R v Colin Paul King

Murder - victim 83 year old widow - burglary - beaten and stabbed - house deliberately set on fire - higher starting point reduced - prisoner's youth (16) at time of offence - previous convictions for burglary - co-accused admitted stabbing victim - tariff fixed at 14 years.

[2006] NILST 2
Kerr LCJ
23 June 2006

R v Andrew Robinson

Tariff - higher starting point - domestic violence.

[2006] NICA 29
Kerr LCJ
02 June 2006

R v Ryan Quinn

Death resulting from single unprovoked blow. Need for deterrent sentences. Starting point should be higher in NI than in England. Starting point of 2 years, rising to 6 depending on aggravating circumstances.

[2006] NICA 27
Kerr LCJ
27 March 2006

R v Ronald Terence Graham

Murder - 5 year old girl victim - manual strangulation - concealed body - probable sex assault - joined in search for child - admitted indecent assault at interview - conflicting versions of what happened - two previous convictions for indecent assault - psychiatric history - severe untreatable psychopathic personality - highly dangerous - pleaded guilty - higher starting point - lack of rermorse - tariff fixed at 25 years.

[2006] NILST 1
Kerr LCJ
10 March 2006

R v D O

Rape, Buggery, Totality

[2006] NICA 7
Kerr LCJ
10 March 2006

R v Gerald Patrick Donnell

Manslaughter - GBH with intent - drunkenness and mitigation.

[2006] NICA 8
Shiel LJ
24 February 2006

Attorney General's Reference (Number 1 of 2006), Gary McDonald, John Keith McDonald & Stephen Gary Maternaghan (AG ref 11-13 of 2005)

Guilty pleas - need to plead at earliest opportunity.

[2006] NICA 4
Kerr LCJ
24 February 2006

Gary McDonald, John Keith McDonald and Stephen Gary Maternaghan, Attorney General's Reference (Number 1 of 2006) (AG REF 11-13 of 2005)

Guilty pleas - need to plead at earliest opportunity.

[2006] NICA 4
Kerr LCJ