Regina v. McNee; Regina v. Russell, Regina v. X – Times Law Reports

Posted May 31st, 2007 in law reports, sentencing by sally

Sentencing judge can consult tariff

Regina v. McNee; Regina v. Russell; Regina v. X

Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)

“Although when imprisoning a defendant to a discretionary life sentence, the sentencing judge was not obliged to have regard to the minimum tariffs for mandatory life sentences set our in Schedule 21 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003, it was not wrong to do so.”

The Times, 31st May 2007


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