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Banks on Sentence 2022

The definitive sentencing guide used by judges, barristers and solicitors.
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Published: April 26, 2022
ISBN/ISSN: 9781474323017

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Why should you buy Banks on Sentence 2022

"The common pitfalls of everyday sentencing practice are avoidable by a few seconds' reference to the relevant section in Banks." The Secret Barrister

Banks on Sentence is the definitive sentencing guide. It is used by judges, barristers and solicitors for sentencing hearings in the Magistrates' Court, Crown Court, Courts Martial and the Court of Appeal.

Volume 1 sets out the sentencing powers available to the Courts. It contains all relevant material to set complex and overlapping legislation in context. It includes procedure to be applied in sentencing hearings, including applications for behaviour orders and appeal hearings.

Volume 2 contains all the relevant guidelines, cases and sentencing material to enable judges, magistrates and practitioners to determine the sentence for almost all commonly prosecuted offences.

The 17th Edition includes:

  • Counter-Terrorism and Sentencing Act 2021
  • Domestic Abuse Act 2021
  • Amendments to maximum sentences brought about by the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Act 2021
  • Updated Sentencing Council Guidelines for Assault offences, attempted murder and importation of firearms; updated guidance for animal cruelty offences
  • R v Gould on use of Courts Act 2006 s 66 as a mechanism for correcting errors in sending and committal
  • R v Xue on assessing harm in offences of grievous bodily harm
  • R v Reed, Bennett and Others on child sexual offences where no sexual activity in fact occurs
  • Criminal Procedure Rules 2020, as amended by Criminal Procedure (Amendment No 2) Rules 2021 and Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Rules 2022

Also available on LexisLibrary where updates are incorporated into the content between publication of the print editions. For more information click here.


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