Attorney General's Reference (145/2015)

Sentence – Sexual offences against children. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that a sentence of 4 years' imprisonment for 13 counts of indecent assault, committed by a father against his daughter, contrary to s 14(1) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956, had been unduly lenient. The sentence would be quashed and substituted for a total term of eight years' imprisonment.

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