A 2022 SENTENCING UPDATE FOR PRACTITIONERS IN THE YOUTH COURT, ADULT MAGISTRATES’ COURT AND CROWN COURT– FRIDAY  29th JULY  2022 – 16:00 – 17:00 – Cost – £50 + VAT

You may be very experienced in this area or you may be just starting out – there’s always something new to learn about sentencing – they keep changing it all!! – This presentation will, amongst other things, deal with the changes brought about (or to be brought about) by the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022 and the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022

If you have that ‘nagging feeling’ that you really haven’t done much by way of training this year, this is probably a good 1-hour ZOOM presentation for you. Have a read of the 20 items and see how many of them you feel confident about.

Content

The following 20 items will be explored during this presentation:

1 – Minimum sentences – Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

               

2 – Serious Violence Reduction Orders under the 2022 Act

             

3 – Motoring offences – increased powers under the 2022 Act

4 – Increased sentencing powers for assault on emergency workers – the 2022 Act

5 – Required life sentence for manslaughter of an emergency worker – the 2022 Act      

6 – Powers of the Crown Court to remit cases to the Magistrates’ Court under Section 11 of the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022

7 – Criminal damage to memorials – increased sentencing powers under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

8 – Increase in requisite custodial period for certain violent or sexual offenders under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

9 – Increase in requisite custodial period for certain offenders of ‘Particular Concern’ under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

10 – Committals for sentence – Sections 14 – 24 of the Sentencing Act 2020

11 – Sending’s generally under Section 51 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 – including those examples of where sentence cannot take place in the Youth Court

12 – Increases in maximum daily curfew hours and curfew requirement period under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

13 – Remittals for sentence – Sections 24 – 29 of the Sentencing Act 2020

14 – Assaults on those providing a public service etc under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

15 – All change with Detention and Training Orders under the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Act 2022

16 – Advising Children (10 – 13) and Young People (14 – 17) when jointly charged with Adults (18+) and appearing in the Adult Magistrates’ Court – the sentencing powers of the Adult Magistrates’ Court when dealing with Children or Young People

17 – The important 2021 Court of Appeal decision of PLAKU/PLAKU/BOURDON and SMITH – Securing your client the full one third by way of credit

18 – Detention under Section 250 of the Sentencing Act 2020 – the disposals the Crown Court Judge must first have regard to before moving to Detention under this Section

19 – Magistrates’ increased sentencing powers under the Judicial Review and Courts Act 2022 – no change to Section 133 of the Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980 and no change in terms of the suspension of the sentence

20 – Attending upon those clients charged with aggravated vehicle taking and those clients charged with allowing to be carried in a motor vehicle taken without consent (aggravated)+ simple TWOC – time periods – disqualifications etc.