Magistrates' Court Sentencing Guidelines

The Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines (MCSG) cover most of the offences that regularly come before a magistrates’ court which require decisions on allocation or sentence. The MCSG also contains revised explanatory material issued on 11 September 2015.

Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines

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.

Additional note to Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines: Knife crime