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Minor revisions and corrections log: 23 April 2020 Sentencing Council policy on making changes to digital guidelines The Sentencing Council Read more

Assault occasioning actual bodily harm, Offences against the Person Act 1861, s.47 Racially or religiously aggravated ABH, Crime and Disorder Read More

Triable only on indictmentMaximum penalty: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 3 – 40 years’ custody User guide for this offence Guideline users Read More

Inflicting grievous bodily harm/ Unlawful wounding, Offences against the Person Act 1861, s.20 Racially or religiously aggravated GBH/ Unlawful wounding, Crime Read More

Triable either wayMaximum penalty: 1 year’s custodyOffence range: Fine – 1 year’s custody User guide for this offence Guideline users Read More

Common Assault, Criminal Justice Act 1988 (section 39)Racially/religiously aggravated common assault, Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (section 29) Section 39Triable Read More

Triable only on indictment Maximum: Life imprisonmentOffence range: 2 – 16 years’ custody This is a serious specified offence for Read More

Triable either wayMaximum: 2 years’ custodyOffence Range: Fine –1 year 3 months’ custody This is a specified offence for the Read More

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We opened a consultation today on revised sentencing guidelines for seven assault offences, including common assault and attempted murder, and Read More

Start  Finish 16 April 2020 15 September 2020 Respond to the consultation: Download the consultation documents: Consultation Or use the Read More