Breach offences: Definitive guideline

To be used from 1 October 2018. Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on breach offences.

The new guideline will come into effect on 1 October 2018.

Version updated on 4 July 2018. The last factor for reducing seriousness or reflecting personal mitigation ‘offence committed while on licence or while subject to post sentence supervision’ on page 30 was included erroneously in the original version and has been removed in the updated version.

Breach offences: Definitive guideline