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NOW WITH THE LATEST GUIDELINES RELATING TO ASBO AND THEFT*
From 'Alcohol Sale offences' to 'Witness Intimidation'.
Know your legal position and that of others.
This handy offline app is easily searchable for legal practitioners and students. No more photocopies, books or borrowing.
It also serves as an accessible guide for non-lawyers and anyone appearing in the Magistrates’ Court.
Choose the offence by name or category;
This guide covers the most common 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.
What makes some offences worthy of greater punishment?
Learn about mitigating factors and types of sentence.
Reproduced under the terms of the Click Use License C2009000432. The Sentencing Guidelines are produced and copyrighted by the Government’s Sentencing Guidelines Council. The latest updates can be found on their website. 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.
Non-lawyers will find it gives a fascinating insight into the mechanics of sentencing.
Check what sentences people should get.
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What's New in Version 1.2
Update includes latest guidelines from the Sentencing Guidelines Council. Including:
Theft: Non-dwelling and Breach of ASBO.
- NIS 19.90
- Category: Reference
- Updated: 26 September 2009
- Version: 1.2
- Size: 5.1 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: William Wray
- © Share Bright Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.