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'The Motoring Offences' sentencing guidelines.
This handy free app is easily searchable for the every man and also a professional tool as used by legal practitioners and students. No more photocopies, books or borrowing.
Of interest to anyone appearing in the Magistrates’ Court or with a general interest in crime and punishment.
This guide covers Motoring Offences sentenced at the Magistrates’ Court.
Discover the range of sentences available to the judge or magistrate.
What offences are punishable by custody?
Which by community orders or fines?
Discover what factors are relevant.
From death by dangerous driving, speeding and drink drive to dangerous parking this guide sets out the suggested punishment, in a swiftly accessible format.
Reproduced under the terms of the Click Use License C2009000432. The Sentencing Guidelines are produced and copyrighted by the Government’s Sentencing Guidelines Council. It is a statutory obligation on every Magistrates’ Court to have regard to their publication. If a court gives a different decision then it has to give reasons for doing so. The effect is that most sentencing decisions follow the guidance.
What's New in Version 1.2
Update includes latest guidelines from the Sentencing Guidelines Council. Including:
Theft: Non-dwelling and Breach of ASBO.
Why have this app when the contents are freely available from the Sentencing Council
So far as I can see the material is a direct copy of the Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines produced by the SGC and now available from the Sentencing Council. I suppose that it's free, but the problem is the replication. It is just about readable on an iPhone but becomes illegible on a iPad. It's just as easy to download the PDF file from the Sentencing Council and then store it in iBooks.
Not what I thought it was going to be
The app is fine if your after quick info on motoring offences. As a law student would be really helpful to have an app that would answer quick questions on for instance civil or crim litigation matters or property law stuff like when certain incumbrances are binding etcetc. Summary: not a very useful app.
Suddenly not working
I paid for the full version of this app a long time ago and now has suddenly stopped working. It crashes every time I try to look up an offence. Not impressed. Was once a really handy app. Please fix asap.
- Category: Reference
- Updated: 25 September 2009
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 2.2 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: William Wray
- © Share Bright Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.