542. Powers of court on review.

Where a case has been referred to the Court of Appeal for review1 the court may:


    (1)     quash any sentence passed on the person whose sentencing has been referred in the proceeding in question2; and


    (2)     in place of it pass such sentence as the court thinks appropriate for the case and as the court below had power to pass when dealing with that person3.

The court may only increase sentences which it considers unduly lenient; it is not enough that the sentence was less than the court would have imposed4. The court will not intervene unless it is shown