R v ZTR

Criminal law – Sentence. The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, dismissed an application by a serving prisoner that the process whereby a sentence could be reduced under the common law in return for assistance given to law enforcement authorities should be reconsidered to include assistance given following sentence, in accordance with the Serious Organised Crime and Police Act 2005. The Court held that, among other things, there was no good reason to depart from the established principles.

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