*R (on the application of Richards) v Teesside Magistrates Court and another

Sentence – Sexual offences prevention order. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, in dismissing the claimant's appeal, held that the powers conferred under the Sexual Offences Act 2003 enabled a person who was subject to a Sexual Offences Prevention Order to be required to wear location monitoring device (a tag) when away from the premises at which he was residing or staying overnight.

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