Practice and Procedure

R (on the application of WEBB) v (1) SWINDON CROWN COURT (2) SECRETARY OF STATE FOR JUSTICE (2011)

PUBLISHED April 19, 2011

[2011] EWHC 1507 (Admin)

Where an offender had been recalled to prison to serve the remainder of his sentence and there had been ambiguity in a sentencing judge's order as to what length of sentence remained to be served, the ambiguity was to be resolved in the offender's favour so that the shorter of two possible periods was to be served.

DC (Laws LJ, Stadlen J)