Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines
Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines (MCSG) updated on 1 July 2016. Covers most of the offences that regularly come before a magistrates’ court which require decisions on allocation or sentence. Also contains revised explanatory material issued on 11 September 2015.
Additional notes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines (MCSG) on knife crime and possession of knives issued by the Sentencing Guidelines Council and which came into effect in August 2008.