Types of sentences
· Imprisonment is the most severe available penalty available to courts.
· Only available to more serious cases.
· Each offence has a maximum prison term, usually set out by an Act of Parliament.
· There are mandatory minimum sentences for repeat offenders.
· Any time an offender has spent in custody before their trial is included in the time towards their sentence.
· The offender has to do a certain amount of unpaid work towards the…