Sentencing Guidelines - Sexual Offences

7 judgments

10 October 1997

R v Eamon Hugh Molloy

Rape, attempted buggery and indecent assault of pregnant woman in her own home - attack caused "major psychological trauma" to victim - whether 15 years excessive.

1997 NIJB 241
Carswell LCJ
02 May 1997

R v Colm McQuilan & Joseph McCormick

Rape of German tourist - aggravating and mitigating factors - guideline cases.

R v McQuillan & McCormick 020597
MacDermott LJ
18 April 1997

R v Darren Boyd

Buggery, indecent assault and gross indecency with young boy - supply of prosecution evidence to defence - objective evaluation of new material - sentencing in child sexual abuse cases.

Darren Boyd 18041997
MacDermott LJ
18 March 1997

R v J.M

Appeal against sentence - rape and sexual abuse of daughter - whether 16 years sentences excessive - deterrent sentences - weight to be given to mental condition of appellant.

R v J.M
MacDermott LJ
21 February 1997

R v D Attorney General's Reference (No.5 of 1996)

Sentencing - rape and indecent assault on Daughter by father - "incestuous rape" and sexual abuse - whether sentence unduly lenient - age of offender and aggravating factors.

R v D AG Ref No.5 of 1996
MacDermott LJ
07 February 1997

R v James Kennedy Horrocks

Indecent assault on and indecent conduct with partner's child - previous conviction for gross indecency with and indecent assault of step-children - imposition of consecutive sentences - time lapse between date of offences and prosecution.

R v Horrocks
MacDermott LJ
24 January 1997

R v Patrick Joseph McColgan

Application for leave to appeal against sentence - rape - contested case - aggravating and mitigating factors.

R v McColgan 240197
Carswell LCJ