Practice and Procedure

R v ROSS JOHN ORR (2009)

PUBLISHED November 4, 2009

[2009] EWCA Crim 2400

There was nothing unjust in requiring an offender to serve a custodial sentence imposed but not implemented for some two years due to a system failure, in circumstances where the offender had committed further serious offences in the intervening period and had taken advantage of what had been an obvious mistake.

CA (Crim Div) (Hughes LJ, Mackay J, Davis J)