Using the Sentencing Council website

The Sentencing Council website is maintained for your personal use and viewing. Access and use by you of this site constitutes acceptance by you of these Terms and Conditions. This acceptance takes effect from the date on which you first use the site.

We may alter these terms and conditions at any time. You will agree to any changes if you continue to use the website after the terms and conditions have been updated.

Re-using content

© Crown copyright material

The material featured on this website contains public sector information licensed under the Open Government Licence v3.0, unless otherwise indicated.

You may use and re-use information from this website (not including the Royal Arms and other departmental or Agency logos) free of charge under the terms and conditions of the Open Government Licence.

You do not need to ask our permission to use content from this website but we would be grateful if you would let us know you are doing so by emailing:

You are required, however, to acknowledge the material you use as Crown copyright, and you must give the title of the source document or publication.

Third-party content

Any material on this site that is identified as the copyright of a third party is not covered by Crown copyright. You must obtain authorisation to reproduce such material from the copyright holders concerned.


Linking to the Sentencing Council website

We encourage users to link to content on our website, and you do not need to ask our permission to do so.

Linking from the Council website

We aim to provide links to external websites that might be useful to the people who visit our website. We are not responsible for the content or reliability of the websites we link to and do not necessarily endorse the views expressed within them.

We aim to replace broken links to other sites but cannot guarantee that these links will always work as we have no control over the availability of other sites.

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