Practice and Procedure

R V AMD (2002)

PUBLISHED January 29, 2002

A tariff of 18 years for a young offender sentenced to detention during Her Majesty's pleasure for the murder of a 16-year-old girl by pouring petrol over her and setting her alight was reduced to 16 years on review to reflect the offender's significant progress in custody.

CA (Lord Woolf of Barnes LCJ)