Sentencing (adult)

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Aggravating Factors
Factors that make the sentence more severe
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Mitigating Factors
Factors that make the sentence more lenient
2 of 5
Factors surrounding the offence
When several offenders are convicted of jointly committing a crime or the individuals position in the offence
3 of 5
Pre-sentence report
Prepared by the probation service, the court will consider this report before deciding whether to impose a custodial or community sentence. This is specially designed to show the defends background and the suitability of particular sentences.
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Medical reports
Court asks for report prepared by an appropriate doctor. Medical conditions are an important factor when deciding the approriate way of dealing with the offender
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Card 2

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Factors that make the sentence more lenient

Back

Mitigating Factors

Card 3

Front

When several offenders are convicted of jointly committing a crime or the individuals position in the offence

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

Prepared by the probation service, the court will consider this report before deciding whether to impose a custodial or community sentence. This is specially designed to show the defends background and the suitability of particular sentences.

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Court asks for report prepared by an appropriate doctor. Medical conditions are an important factor when deciding the approriate way of dealing with the offender

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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