ABSCOND

In all the circumstances, sentences of 15 months for dangerous driving and three months for contempt of court were manifestly excessive and would be quashed with 12 months substituted for dangerous driving and one month substituted for contempt of court.

[2003] EWCA Crim 1392

Where defendants had absconded between conviction and sentence and were subsequently arrested abroad, they were entitled to some credit for the time spent in custody abroad.