Brandishing the ‘Sword of Damocles’

An offender who receives a suspended sentence imposed under s 27 of the Sentencing Act 1991 has to serve the sentence or part sentence held in suspense if he or she is ordered to do so under s 83AR.Section 83AR(2) reads,(2) Despite anything to the contrary in subsection (1), if the court finds the offender …

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Brandishing the 'Sword of Damocles'

An offender who receives a suspended sentence imposed under s 27 of the Sentencing Act 1991 has to serve the sentence or part sentence held in suspense if he or she is ordered to do so under s 83AR.Section 83AR(2) reads,(2) Despite anything to the contrary in subsection (1), if the court finds the offender …

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