Practice and Procedure

R V G (2004)

PUBLISHED November 10, 2004

[2004] EWCA Crim 3086

In the circumstances it was wrong in principle to impose a detention and training order on the 14 year old appellant as he was not a "persistent offender" for the purposes of the Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 s.100(2) .

CA (Crim Div) (Maurice Kay LJ, McCombe J, David Clarke J)