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A Companion Guide to Sentencing Part Two: General Issues and Provisions

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ISBN13: 9780721916200
ISBN: 0721916201
Published: October 2001
Publisher: Shaw & Sons Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

This second volume provides a comprehensive but accessible account of the generic provisions governing sentencing, both as a question of principle and as a procedural challenge. Particular attention is paid to recent Court of Appeal interpretations and guidance. It goes on to detail the legislation and case law relating to each specific kind of sentence, order and ancillary measure, from automatic life imprisonment for a second serious offence to banning orders for football offenders. Intermediate measures such as deferment of sentence and committal for sentence are fully explored, as are the consequences of breach of conditional discharge or suspended sentence.;Written with probation and youth justice workers primarily in mind but likely to be valuable to other criminal justice practitioners seeking a convenient reference book, as well as to students, this book provides thorough coverage of the consolidating provisions of the Powers of the Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000, as well as the amendments and innovations introduced by the Criminal Justice and Court Services act 2000.

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1. Offence Seriousness: Generic Issues; 2. Procedural Issues; 3. Alternatives to Immediate Sentencing; 4. Custodial Sentences; General Provisions & Imprisonment; Protection of the Public; Mandatory Life Sentence; Minimum Sentences; Suspended Sentence of Imprisonment; Detention for Grave Crimes; Detention & Training Order; YOI Detention; 5. Community Sentences; Probation/Community Rehabilitation Orders; Community Service/Punishment Orders; Combination/CPR P Orders; Drug Treatment & Testing Orders and Drug Abstinence Orders; Curfew and Exclusion Orders; Attendance Centre Orders; Supervision Orders; Action Plan Orders; 6. Other Disposals & Ancillary Sentencing Powers; Discharges; Financial Orders & Measures for Petty Persistent Offenders; Referral & Reparation Orders; Restitution, Forfeiture and Confiscation Orders; Exclusion & Disqualification Orders; Disqualification from Driving; Other Measures; 7. Breach of Earlier Measures; 8. Post-Sentence: Variation, Appeal & Review of Leniency; Appendix: Spent Conviction Periods