Sentencing Guidelines - Terrorist Offences
Attempted murder and possession of firearms with intent - joint enterprise - whether accessory had sufficient knowledge or contemplation - sentence for terrorist offences in view of cease-fire - prisoner had offended whilst released on licence.
Conspiracy to murder, cause an explosion and other offences - appellants elected not to challenge prosecution evidence - not the equivalent of quilty plea - deterrent sentences for terrorists - disparity of sentence between co-accused.
Conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosion - whether rules for remission in respect of prisoners serving life sentence differ from those for other serious offences - court should decide appropriate sentence without reference to questions of remission of parole - whether entitled to discount where defendant did not dispute evidence or require Crown to call evidence of proof but did not plead guilty.
Terrorist offences - conspiracy to murder, possession of firearms with intent and false imprisonment - court should decide appropriate sentence without reference to questions of remission or parole - deterrent sentences for terrorist offences.
Possession of unauthorised firearm without certificate - army sergeant - gun enthusiast - whether prison sentence appropriate irrespective of whether or not it is to be suspended.