Attorney General's Reference (No 007/2015);

Sentence – Length of sentence. The offender was sentenced to a total of three and-a-half years' imprisonment for eight sexual offences committed against a 12 year old boy over a five or six month period. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, held that, in the circumstances, the sentence had been unduly lenient and substituted a sentence of five-and-a-half years' imprisonment.

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