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  Rape and assault offences Offence(Sexual Offences Act 1956 unless stated otherwise) Effective dates Maximum Rape (section 1) 1 January Read More

Triable only on indictmentMaximum: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 3 – 40 years’ custody This is a serious specified offence for the Read More

Triable only on indictmentMaximum: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 3 – 20 years’ custody This is a serious specified offence for the Read More

Triable only on indictmentMaximum: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 1 – 18 years’ custody This is a serious specified offence for the Read More

Triable only on indictmentMaximum: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 1 – 24 years’ custody This is a serious specified offence for the Read More

Indictable onlyMaximum: 7 years’ custodyOffence range: Community order – 6 years’ custody User guide for this offence Guideline users should Read More

Causing or allowing a child to suffer serious physical harmIndictable onlyMaximum: 10 years’ custodyOffence range: Community order – 9 years’ Read More