Practice and Procedure

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REFERENCE (NO.104 OF 2005) sub nom R v ROAN (2006)

PUBLISHED January 31, 2006

A determined minimum term of one year and three months' imprisonment following a life sentence for the rape of a girl aged fourteen years was unduly lenient given the age of the victim and the defendant's related antecedents. A minimum term of two years and six months' imprisonment was substituted.