Breach offences: Definitive guideline

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on breach offences.

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.

This pdf should be used for reference only. For in force, definitive guideline(s), go as appropriate to:

Sentencing guidelines for use in the magistrates’ courts

Sentencing guidelines for use in Crown Court

Breach offences: Definitive guideline – Archived PDF