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The final countdown—new sentencing guidelines to come into force

The final countdown—new sentencing guidelines to come into force
Published on: 20 January 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The final countdown—new sentencing guidelines to come into force
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  • Briefly, what will change on 1 February 2016? What are the main changes coming into force?
  • Are there any parts of the new guidelines that you think could cause problems/initial confusion?
  • How long do you think until we’ll see the first sentences under the new guidelines?
  • How do you see all of these changes working out?

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: A new guideline will come into force on 1 February 2016 for the sentencing of offences relating to health and safety, corporate manslaughter and food safety and hygiene. Ian Thomas, a barrister at 6 Pump Court, explains its significance and potential impact. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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