Practice and Procedure

ATTORNEY GENERAL'S REFERENCE (NO.79 OF 2009) sub nom R v H (2010)

PUBLISHED February 4, 2010

Where the sentencing judge had accepted a submission that a defendant had pleaded guilty at the earliest opportunity, that submission not having been opposed by the Crown, the point could not be re-opened on a reference by the Attorney-General under the Criminal Justice Act 1972 s.36.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ, Mackay J, Lloyd Jones J)