Practice and Procedure

R v NA (2012)

PUBLISHED May 29, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1858

A sentence of imprisonment for public protection was quashed and a determinate sentence substituted where there had been insufficient information or evidence before the sentencing judge when assessing the offender's dangerousness to justify a finding that he presented a significant risk of serious harm to the public, as required under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 s.229.

CA (Crim Div) (Stanley Burton LJ, Hedley J, Judge Russell QC (Recorder of Preston))