Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of STURNHAM) v PAROLE BOARD OF ENGLAND & WALES & ANOR (2013)

PUBLISHED July 3, 2013

[2013] UKSC 47

The test which the Parole Board was to apply when considering whether to direct release from imprisonment for public protection was not the same as that which the sentencing judge had to apply in order to pass a sentence of IPP in the first place.

SC (Lord Neuberger JSC, Lord Mance JSC, Lord Sumption JSC, Lord Reed JSC, Lord Carnwath JSC)