Young Offenders in UK Law

  • R v Lang
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 03 November 2005
    ......, in relation to the protection of the public from dangerous offenders, contained in sections 224 to 229 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003. A ... continue to be expressed as "custody for life" or "detention in a Young Offender Institution". . . 13 It is to be noted that, in ......
  • R v Benjamin Peters, Daniel Roy Palmer and Shantelle Jamine Campbell
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 10 March 2005
    ...... linked feature of these cases arises from the fact that the offenders were young. Two of them were 19 1 / 2 years old when they committed ......
  • NA (Pakistan) v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 June 2016
    ......For simplicity, we shall refer to the first category as 'medium offenders' and the second category as 'serious offenders'. . 15 ... and resisting arrest and sentenced to 15 months' detention in a young offenders' institution. On 7 November 2002 KJ was sentenced to 10 years' ......
  • Ali v Secretary of State for the Home Department
    • Supreme Court
    • 16 November 2016
    ......In relation to the deportation of foreign offenders, the relevant legislation includes sections 32 and 33 of the 2007 Act. ...He was sentenced to four years' detention at a Young Offenders' Institution. While there, it was assessed that he posed a low ......
  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte T.; R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte H.; R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Hickey
    • House of Lords
    • 12 June 1997
    ...... 2 On 24 November 1993 two young boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, were convicted of the murder of a ...'s pleasure, such a sentence being mandatory in the case of young offenders convicted of murder: see section 53(1) of the Children and Young Persons ......
  • Barrett v Enfield London Borough Council
    • House of Lords
    • 17 June 1999
    ...... a place of safety order under Section 28(1) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 and, subsequently, on 29 August 1973 a care order ... and also the general public interest in the reformation of young offenders, there is no criterion by which a court can assess where the balance lies ......
  • R v Oliver; R v Hartrey; R v Baldwin
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 21 November 2002
    ...... legal consequences: namely, registration under Part 1 of the Sex Offenders Act 1997; court-ordered disqualification from working with children under ...For example, assaults on babies or very young children attract particular repugnance and may, by the conduct depicted in ......
  • R (S and another) v Chief Constable of the South Yorkshire Police
    • House of Lords
    • 22 July 2004
    ...... recorded facilitate the detection of crime and prosecution of offenders. Making due allowance for the possibility of threats to civil liberties, ... of seven years (subsequently reduced on appeal to six years) in a young offenders institution. But for the wrongly retained sample the offender ......
  • R v Millberry (William Christopher)
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 09 December 2002
    ...... plea of guilty to rape, was sentenced to Þve yearsÕ detention in a young oenders institution. His application for leave to appeal against ......
  • R v Americo Practico Afonso and Others
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 09 September 2004
    ...... guidance in relation to the sentencing of a particular group of offenders within the category of retail suppliers of Class A drugs identified in ... . 4 There will be some such adult and young offenders for whom a drug treatment and testing order will be appropriate ......
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