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Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

Resource assessments for the definitive bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline.

News  — 

The Sentencing Council has published a definitive guideline on bladed articles and offensive weapons offences. The new guideline, which has Read More

Press releases  — 

The Sentencing Council has published a new guideline for the sentencing of offenders convicted of the possession of a bladed Read More

Publication  —  Statistical bulletin  — 

Data tables showing current sentencing practice to accompany the definitive guideline on bladed articles and offensive weapons.

Publication  —  Definitive guideline  — 

To be used from 24 May 2018. Definitive sentencing guideline for use in courts in England and Wales on overarching principles of sentencing domestic abuse.

Publication  —  Consultations  — 

A summary of the responses received to the consultation paper on overarching principles of sentencing domestic abuse.

News  — 

The Sentencing Council has published a definitive guideline on the overarching principles of sentencing domestic abuse. The new guideline, which Read More

Publication  —  Resource assessment  — 

A resource assessment for the definitive Overarching Principles: Domestic Abuse guideline.

Press releases  — 

A new domestic abuse sentencing guideline has been published today (22 February), giving courts up to date guidance that emphasises Read More

There are three basic types of assault offence set out in law – common assault, actual bodily harm (ABH) and Read More