2020/21

09/12/2020 Firearms offences guidelines published
14/10/2020 Modern slavery offences consultation opens
01/10/2020 Sentencing offenders with mental disorders, behavioural disorders or neurological impairments overarching guideline comes into force
01/10/2020 Changes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines and associated explanatory materials come into force
30/09/2020 Unauthorised use of a trade mark consultation closes
15/09/2020 Assault offences consultation closes
09/09/2020 What next for the Sentencing Council? consultation closes
21/07/2020 Sentencing offenders with mental disorders, behavioural disorders or neurological impairments overarching guideline published
14/07/2020 Tenth Annual Report published
07/07/2020 Unauthorised use of a trade mark consultation opens
07/05/2020 Drug offences consultation closes
15/04/2020 Assault offences consultation opens
15/04/2020 Changes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines and associated explanatory materials consultation closes

2019/20

10/03/2020 What next for the Sentencing Council? consultation opens
22/01/2020 Changes to the Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines and associated explanatory materials consultation opens
15/01/2020 Drug offences consultation opens
14/01/2020 Firearms consultation closes
01/01/2020 Public order guideline comes into force
03/12/2019 Terrorism offences consultation closes
22/10/2019 Terrorism offences consultation opens
16/10/2019 Public order guideline published
09/10/2019 Firearms consultation opens
01/10/2019 General guideline comes into force
01/10/2019 Arson and criminal damage guideline comes into force
24/07/2019 General guideline published
11/07/2019 Ninth Annual Report published
09/07/2019 Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders consultation closes
03/07/2019 Arson and criminal damage guideline published
23/05/2019 Expanded explanations consultation closes
09/04/2019 Sentencing offenders with mental health conditions or disorders consultation opens

2018/19

28/02/2019 Expanded explanations consultation opens
01/01/2019 Child cruelty guideline comes into force
01/11/2018 Manslaughter guideline comes into force
01/10/2018 Intimidatory offences guideline comes into force
01/10/2018 Breach offences guideline comes into force
11/09/2018 General guideline consultation closes
06/09/2018 Child cruelty guideline published
31/07/2018 Manslaughter guideline published
20/07/2018 Eighth Annual Report published
05/07/2018 Intimidatory offences guideline published
26/06/2018 Arson and criminal damage consultation closes
19/06/2018 General guideline consultation opens
07/06/2018 Breach offences guideline published
01/06/2018 Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline comes in to force
24/05/2018 Domestic abuse overarching guideline comes into force
09/05/2018 Public order consultation opens
27/04/2018 Terrorism offences guideline comes into force

2017/18

28/03/2018 Terrorism offences guideline published
27/03/2018 Arson and criminal damage consultation opens
01/03/2018 Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline published
22/02/2018 Domestic abuse overarching guideline published
22/11/2017 Terrorism offences consultation closes
07/11/2017 Seventh Annual Report published
12/10/2017 Terrorism offences consultation opens
10/10/2017 Manslaughter consultation closes
13/09/2017 Child cruelty consultation closes
13/06/2017 Child cruelty consultation opens
04/07/2017 Manslaughter consultation opens
30/06/2017 Intimidatory offences and domestic abuse consultation closes

2016/17

30/03/2017 Intimidatory offences and domestic abuse consultation opens
07/03/2017 Sentencing children and young people guideline published
07/03/2017 Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea guideline published
01/02/2017 Imposition of community and custodial sentences guideline comes into force
25/01/2017 Breach guideline consultation closes
24/01/2017 New Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines published
06/01/2017 Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline consultation closes
03/11/2016 Sixth Annual Report
25/10/2016 Breach guideline consultation opens
25/10/2016 Imposition of community and custodial sentences guideline published
06/10/2016 Bladed articles and offensive weapons guideline consultation opens
11/08/2016 Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines consultation closes
03/08/2016 Sentencing of youths consultation closes
01/07/2016 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline comes into force
19/05/2016 Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines consultation published
12/05/2016 Sentencing of youths consultation published
01/04/2016 Robbery definitive guideline comes into force

2015/16

17/03/2016 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline published
25/02/2016 Imposition of community and custodial sentences consultation closes
11/02/2016 Reduction in sentence for a guilty plea consultation published
28/01/2016 Robbery definitive guideline published
14/01/2016 Imposition of community and custodial sentences consultation published
10/12/2015 Allocation guideline published
03/11/2015 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences definitive guideline published
22/10/2015 Fifth Annual Report
06/10/2015 Theft offences definitive guideline published
31/07/2015 Allocation consultation closes
19/06/2015 Allocation consultation opens
09/06/2015 Dangerous dog offences consultation closes

2014/15

17/03/2015 Dangerous dog offences consultation opens
18/02/2015 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences consultation closes
23/01/2015 Robbery consultation closes
13/11/2014 Health and safety offences, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene offences consultation opens
21/10/2014 Fourth Annual Report
21/10/2014 Robbery consultation opens
01/10/2014 Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences definitive guideline comes into force
01/07/2014 Environmental offences definitive guideline comes into force
26/06/2014 Theft offences consultation closes
23/05/2014 Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences guideline published
03/04/2014 Theft offences consultation opens
01/04/2014 Sexual offences definitive guideline comes into force

2013/14

26/02/2014 Environmental offences definitive guideline published
31/01/2014 Corporate fraud definitive guideline published
12/12/2013 Sexual offences definitive guideline published
11/07/2013 Third Annual Report
27/06/2013 Fraud, bribery and money laundering offences consultation opens
06/06/2013 Environmental offences consultation closes

2012/13

01/10/2012 Update to Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines published
06/12/2012 Sexual offences consultation opens
10/07/2012 Second Annual Report
15/05/2012 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline published
20/08/2012 Dangerous dog offences definitive guideline comes into force
11/06/2012 Allocation, Offences taken into consideration and Totality guideline comes into force

2011/12

08/03/2012 Dangerous dog offences consultation closes
06/03/2012 Allocation, Offences taken into consideration and Totality definitive guideline
16/01/2012 Burglary offences definitive guideline published
12/01/2012 Drug offences definitive guideline published
15/12/2011 Dangerous dog offences consultation opens
08/12/2011 Allocation, Offences taken into consideration and Totality consultation closes
18/10/2011 First Annual Report
13/10/2011 Burglary offences definitive guideline published
15/09/2011 Allocation, Offences taken into consideration and Totality consultation opens
04/08/2011 Burglary offences consultation closes
20/06/2011 Drug offences consultation closes
13/06/2011 Assault guideline comes into force
12/05/2011 Burglary offences consultation opens

2010/2011

28/03/2011 Drug offences consultation opens
16/03/2011 Definitive guideline on assault published
05/01/2011 Assault consultation closes
13/10/2010 Assault consultation opens
06/04/2010 Sentencing Council comes into being