Sentencing Guidelines - General Sentencing Issues

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14 June 2017

The Queen v WL

Leave sought to appeal against (conviction and) sentence - indecent assault on female (x8) – rape (x8) – assaults accompanied by threats and violence – offender serving existing sentence for similar offences committed around same time – leave to appeal sentence on the ground of totality granted and appeal allowed – discretionary life tariff of 10 years replaced by one of 6 years

[2017] NICA 36
McBride J