New guidelines on Public Order offences – 1 January 2020

Definitive sentencing guidelines for the sentencing of Public Order offences were published on 16 October 2019 and the online sentencing guidelines now contains these in a purple colour scheme prior to them coming into force in all courts in England and Wales on 1 January 2020. Once the new guidelines are in force, the colour scheme will go to blue and the old guidelines will be removed.