Practice and Procedure

R V L : R V W (2000)

PUBLISHED February 15, 2000

There was a need to have regard to the length of sentences for offenders who had reached the age of retirement and sentencing guidelines were clearly required. However, in the instant cases, the sentences would not be regarded as manifestly excessive or wrong in principle and were accordingly dismissed.

CA (Crim Div) (Evans LJ, Scott Baker J, Goldring J)