Re Dickinson (application under para 3 of Sch 22 to the Criminal Justice Act 2003)

Sentence – Mandatory life sentence. On an application for review of the offender's minimum term under para 3 of Sch 22 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003, the Queen's Bench Division held that the appropriate minimum term was 14 years' imprisonment less 184 days spent on remand. The court held that there had been exceptional and outstanding progress so as to justify a reduction in the minimum term.

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