Practice and Procedure

ATTORNEY-GENERAL'S REFERENCES (NOS. 39, 40 & 41 OF 2005) sub nom R v DALE : R v SHEARMAN : R v W (2005)

PUBLISHED July 6, 2005

Sentences of 12 months' and 14 months' detention and an eight-month detention and training order were not only unduly lenient but were derisory for offences of burglary, attempted burglary, attempted robbery and conspiracy to rob, where the defendants had targeted an 85-year-old partially-sighted man.