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Custodial Sentencing Table Adults And Youths Notes

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CUSTODIAL SENTENCES ADULTS (18+)

YOUTHS

SENTENCE

Type

Test

Court

Release

Type

Test

Court

Release

Mandatory life

Imprisonment for life

Must impose if O 18+
when committed AND convicted

CC

Referred to parole board after minimum term served. Release if custody no longer necessary to protect public.

Detention at her majesty's pleasure

Impose if O U21 at date of conviction AND U18 on commission

CCsentence fixed by law

can only get whole life term if 21+

only murder indeterminate sentence

Custody for life

Impose if O 18+ when committed AND 18-20 when convicted

starting point = 12 years

CC

starting point = 15 years Minimum fixed term sentences

Minimum 7 years for 3rd class A drug trafficking

Minimum 3 years for 3rd domestic burglary

Discretionary life sentence indeterminate sentence

Must impose if:

(a)

O 18 when committed (on / after 1 Oct 1997)

(b)

2+ class A drug trafficking pre-cons when committed

(c)

O convicted of first trafficking before committed second

Must impose if:

(a) (b)

O 18 when committed

(c)

O convicted of first burglary before committed second

(d)

all burglaries on /
after 1 Dec 1999

CC

Max 20% reduction for G plea.

CC

Must release on licence after serve half. Max 20% reduction for G plea.

2+ domestic burglary pre-cons when committed

Minimum 5 years for certain firearms offences

Must impose if D 18+
when committed (unless circumstances relating to offence OR offender make it unjust)

CCShall sentence for life if:

CC

(a) (b) (c) (d)

Must release on licence after serve half.

O 18-20 NOT murder 21+ would get life life appropriate

Must release on licence after serve half. No reduction for G plea. N/A

Minimum 3 years for certain firearms offences

Must impose if D 16 or 17 when committed (unless circumstances relating to offence OR offender make it unjust)

CC

Must release on licence after serve half.

Detention for life

May impose if offence carries life for an adult.

CC

N/A

s91 PCC(S)A 2000

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