ABSTRACTING ELECTRICITY

[2017] EWCA Crim 2299 [2017] EWCA Crim 2299

The court gave guidance on the considerations to take into account when sentencing for an offence of reckless arson.

[2001] EWCA Crim 2427 [2001] EWCA Crim 2427

A 100-hour community service order for abstracting electricity was quashed and substituted with an order for 50 hours where the defendant had not tampered with the electricity meter himself, had received a limited benefit, had pleaded guilty and had been frank at interview.