Attorney General's Reference (No 27/2013); R v Burinskas; R v Phillips and others

Sentence – Appeal. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in deciding appeals against sentences in a number of cases involving, amongst other things, sexual, violent and arson offences, provided guidance on the approach a court should take when considering whether to impose a sentence under the dangerous offenders provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 as amended by Legal Aid Sentencing and Punishment Offenders Act 2003.

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