The definitive guidelines on the sentencing of unauthorised use of a trade mark offences were issued on 5 August 2021 and came into force on 1 October 2021.

Offences covered by the guidelines include:


The consultation on draft guidelines for sentencing modern slavery offences opened on 8 July 2020 and closed 30 September 2020.

Related documents

To support the guidelines and consultations, the Council also publishes a range of documents. These documents may include consultation responses, statistical bulletins, resource and equality impact assessments and guideline assessments.

Related documents: Unauthorised use of a trade mark