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The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for judges and magistrates on the sentencing of drug offences. The new Read More

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Following a three month period of training and implementation the definitive guideline on burglary offences came into effect on 16 Read More

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New proposals about how the owners of dangerous dogs should be sentenced by the courts are being announced today, with Read More

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The Sentencing Council has launched a 12-week consultation on its proposed guidelines for judges and magistrates to use when sentencing Read More

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At the request of the Lord Chancellor, the Sentencing Council has considered the resource effects of proposed changes to Suspended Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published its first annual report since it came into being in April 2010. The report outlines Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published a report with results from the Crown Court Sentencing Survey, an ongoing data collection exercise Read More

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Today the Sentencing Council is publishing a new definitive guideline for the sentencing of burglars. The guideline reinforces current sentencing Read More

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The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for judges and magistrates. It aims to ensure a consistent and proportionate Read More

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Guidance to judges and magistrates on appropriate sentencing levels come from definitive guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council and from Read More