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Confirmation that default sentences cannot be shared (Collins v Director of Public Prosecutions)

Confirmation that default sentences cannot be shared (Collins v Director of Public Prosecutions)
Published on: 20 April 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
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Corporate Crime analysis: In an appeal by way of case stated, which arose out of confiscation orders made by His Honour Judge Kinch QC against a number of defendants who were co-conspirators, the High Court was asked if it was right that the time served by the appellant’s co-defendants of their default sentences should be deducted from the sentence he should serve for nonpayment of his confiscation order or if he must serve his default sentence as a whole. Written by Barnaby Hone, barrister, at 5 St Andrew’s Hill. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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