Practice and Procedure

R V DARA SINGH (1998)

PUBLISHED October 16, 1998
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Where a prisoner was already a "long-term prisoner", any additional sentence would be added to the previous sentence so as to make the prisoner a long-term prisoner for the purposes of his release date on the new sentence. A judge must state that a sentence was to be consecutive.

CA (Crim Div) (Schiemann LJ, Owen J, Judge Coles QC)

16/10/1998

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