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The Sentencing Code 2020—an analysis

Published on: 09 November 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • The Sentencing Code 2020—an analysis
  • Sentencing law is unduly voluminous and incohesive
  • Transitional arrangements result in deeper complexity
  • Complexity causes problems
  • The solution
  • Key changes
  • The future

Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: Harry O’Sullivan, barrister with Goldsmith Chambers and author of Banks on Sentence, introduces the new Sentencing Code (the Code), created by the Sentencing Act 2020 and which is due to come into force on 1 December 2020, providing an overview of the Code’s background and explains the ‘clean sweep’ approach, the key changes practitioners need to know and considers the future success of the Code. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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