Sentencing

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  • Created by: Reigh
  • Created on: 06-05-16 20:38

1. What's the maximum powers of magistrates?

  • 2 years imprisonment & £5k fine
  • 1 year imprisonment & £ 10k fine
  • 6 months imprisonment for 1 offence & £5k fine
  • 12 months imprisonment for 2 offences& £5k fine
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2. What age classifies as an adult offender?

  • 25
  • 21
  • 16
  • 18

3. What guidelines do magistrates refer to?

  • Legal Practice Course
  • Bar Professional Training Course
  • The Magistrates Association Sentencing Guidelines
  • Law Society

4. What factors must they consider when sentencing?

  • harm caused/intended by offence
  • All of these
  • Lack of response to any previous sentence
  • Previous convictions
  • D's culpability
  • Whether offence was committed on bail

5. What governs current sentencing practice?

  • Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994
  • Human Rights Act 1998
  • Criminal Justice Act 2003
  • Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984

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