Practice and Procedure

R v PAUL G (2012)

PUBLISHED May 25, 2012

[2012] EWCA Crim 1296

A sentence of six months' imprisonment was appropriate in the case of an individual who had harboured an abscondee from a children's home. A short sentence of immediate imprisonment was necessary to mark the gravity of the offence, the public policy issues involved, and the culpability of the offender.

CA (Crim Div) (Hallett LJ, Hedley J, Calvert-Smith J)