Overarching Principles - Assault on Children and Cruelty to a Child: Definitive guideline

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales: Part 1 includes principles relevant to sentencing in cases involving assaults on children. Part 2 provides guidance in relation to the offence of cruelty to a child.

Overarching Principles – Assault on Children and Cruelty to a Child: Definitive guideline