Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of H) v SOUTH & SOUTH EAST HANTS YOUTH COURT (2006)

PUBLISHED April 28, 2006

A youth court had erred in deciding that the appropriate mode of trial for a youth charged with offences under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 was the Crown Court as on the facts there was no real prospect of the imposition of a custodial sentence of over two years in length.