Sentencing Guidelines - General Sentencing Issues

4 judgments

17 December 1993

R v Michael G Magee & John Francis O'Hagan

Terrorist offences - conspiracy to murder and cause explosion - deterrent sentences - whether account should be taken for time spent in prison on previous charges.

R v Magee & O'Hagan 171293
Hutton LCJ
06 August 1993

R v Lendrum

Thirty month imprisonment for offence of burglary - whether excessive or wrong in principle - activation of suspended sentence.

[1993] 7 NIJB 78
Hutton LCJ
28 June 1993

Attorney General's Reference (No.2 of 1993)

Thirty month imprisonment for offence of burglary - elderly victim - suspended sentence - exceptional mitigating circumstances - whether unduly lenient.

[1993] 5 NIJB 71
Hutton LCJ
05 February 1993

R v Rowden & Toal

Burglary - offences committed while appellant on bail for another offence - totality of consecutive sentences - disparity between co-accused in respect of the number and quality of their previous convictions - discount for plea of guilty when appellant caught red handed.

R v Rowden & Toal 050293
Hutton LCJ