Sentencing Guidelines - Offences

5 judgments

06 July 2012

R v Rong Chen, Simon Dempsey and Jason Owen Hinton

First instance sentencing remarks – guidance pending Court of Appeal deliberation –trafficking within the United Kingdom for the purposes of sexual exploitation contrary to section 58(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 – controlling activities of another for purposes of prostitution for gain contrary to Article 63 of Sexual Offences (NI) Order 2008 etcetera.

[2012] NICC 26
Stephens J
29 June 2012

R v David Edwin Allingham and Freda Elizabeth Allingham and R v John McKenna

This is not a judgment but a summary of the judgment highlighting the sentencing guidance aspect of it. A link to the judgment is provided within the document. Application for leave to appeal against Confiscation Orders and imprisonment - controlled waste kept in manner likely to cause pollution of environment or harm to human health and in or on land otherwise than under or in accordance with a Waste Management Licence - landfill tax - McKenna imprisonment appeal allowed and three years substituted for five - appeals by Allinghams and McKenna against confiscation orders in respect of benefit and evasion of tax dismissed - prosecution appeal allowed and confiscation order varied upward.

[2012] NICA 29
Higgins LJ
29 May 2012

R v Ming Chen

Possession of Class B drugs – intent to supply and possession of criminal property – cannabis – sentencer entitled to have regard to surrounding circumstances especially cultivation.

[2012] NICA 17
Morgan LCJ
08 May 2012

R v J M W Farm Limited

First instance sentencing remarks – guidance pending Court of Appeal deliberation – corporate manslaughter – adoption of Sentencing Council guidelines.

[2012] NICC 17
His Honour Judge Burgess
25 April 2012

R v Matyas Pis

First instance sentencing remarks – guidance pending Court of Appeal deliberation – trafficking offences – Hungarian – controlling activities of another for purposes of prostitution for gain contrary to Article 63 of Sexual Offences (NI) Order 2008 – assisting in management of brothel Article 64(1) of Sexual Offences (NI) Order 2008 – trafficking two persons into UK for the purposes of sexual exploitation contrary to Section 57(1)(a) of Sexual Offences Act 2003.

[2012] NICC 14
His Honour Judge Burgess