The Sentencing Council has published its eighth annual report outlining activities from April 2017 to March 2018. The report sets Read More
Publication — Corporate reports —
The Sentencing Council has published its eighth annual report outlining activities from April 2017 to March 2018.
Lord Justice Tim Holroyde has been appointed as Chairman of the Sentencing Council, with effect from 1 August 2018. His Read More
View related documents on sentencing of intimidatory offences here. The definitive guideline on sentencing intimidatory offences was issued on 5 Read More
Publication — Definitive guideline —
To be used from 1 October 2018. Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on intimidatory offences.
Triable either wayMaximum: 2 years’ custodyOffence range: Discharge – 1 year 6 months’ custody Where offence committed in a domestic Read More
A definitive sentencing guideline for intimidatory offences was published on 5 July 2018 and the MCSG now contains these guidelines Read More
Triable either wayMaximum: 5 years’ custodyOffence range: Community order – 4 years’ custody Also refer to the Overarching principles: Domestic Read More
Triable either wayMaximum: 10 years’ custodyOffence range: Community order – 7 years’ custody This is a specified offence for the Read More
HarassmentProtection from Harassment Act 1997 (section 2) StalkingProtection from Harassment Act 1997 (section 2A) Triable only summarilyMaximum: 6 months’ custodyOffence Read More