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28 January 2016

Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on robbery. The new guideline came into effect on 1 April 2016.

Version updated on 4 July 2018 with minor amendment to dwelling robbery guideline at page 17. Text above the sentence table changed from ‘in excess of 13 years’ to ‘in excess of 16 years’.

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

Robbery: Definitive guideline – Archived PDF

Extract from Sentencing Council’s definitive guideline on sentencing children and young people.

Sentencing children and young people – Robbery guideline – Archived PDF