Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines online

Type the name of the offence you are searching for in the box below for example common assault, dangerous dogs or benefit fraud. The more specific you are, the more accurate the results will be. You can search for specific offences such as possession of a controlled drug or for a group of offences such as environmental offences. You can search for generic terms such as knives or even for specific section numbers for example s47.  Any offence shown in purple relates to a guideline that is not yet in force.