144 Reduction in sentences for guilty pleas
144 Reduction in sentences for guilty pleas

(1)     In determining what sentence to pass on an offender who has pleaded guilty to an offence in proceedings before that or another court, a court must take into account—

(a)     the stage in the proceedings for the offence at which the offender indicated his intention to plead guilty, and

(b)     the circumstances in which this indication was given.

(2)     In the case of [an offender who—

(a)     is convicted of an offence the sentence for which falls to be imposed under a provision mentioned in subsection (3), and