Sentencing

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  • Sentencing
    • Aims
      • Punishment of Offenders
        • impose measures on a defendant that are proportionate to the harm that he has caused
      • Reduction of Crime
        • deter others and the defendant from committing crime
      • Reform & Rehabilitate
        • change the defendant’s behaviour and allow them to re-enter society 
      • Protect Public
        • remove dangerous criminals from society
      • Reparations
        • Compensate V of Crime eg D pay sum of money to V or returning items stolen from V
    • Factors Considered
      • Category of offence
      • Seriousness
      • Particulars
      • Min/Max Penalities
      • Guidelines

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