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Sentencing in a crown court

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jalopy Wed 17-Jun-09 18:49:36

If a person is sentenced in court but is allowed time to sort out their affairs, etc. How long is the interim period likely to be before they are imprisoned?

Many thanks.

FrontRowFig Wed 17-Jun-09 18:50:19

I think about 4-6 weeks - varies from location to location - presumable there is a pre sentence report?

jalopy Wed 17-Jun-09 18:53:54

That's helpful info. Could you explain what a pre sentence report is, FRF?


FrontRowFig Wed 17-Jun-09 18:56:23

Well there is a long report written on the basis of interviews with them about their childhood, education and housing needs, health, metal health , risk of suicide, awareness of victim, risk of reoffending etc

You need Pan really - this is his bag and he knows a lot more than me about it. This identifies possible punishments that in the Mag court they wil take a lot of notice of, not so sure about how it works in the CC.

jalopy Wed 17-Jun-09 19:00:21

Thanks FRF.

I'm following a case and interested about the possible outcome.

dilemma456 Wed 17-Jun-09 19:06:02

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