R v Bahbahani

Sentence – Confiscation order. There was no power to grant the defendant's application for venire de novo, but there were other ways he could challenge his convictions and committal for sentence for breach of an enforcement notice. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, further held a confiscation order had not been wrong in principle, although it the sentence of eight years in default of payment of fines was quashed and a sentence in default of 40 days' imprisonment imposed, because the default sentence only appropriate to the confiscation sum.

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