ADMINISTRATIVE ERRORS

[2006] EWCA Crim 2240 [2006] EWCA Crim 2240

Exceptional circumstances permitted the imposition of a sentence the offender had reasonably been led to expect after administrative errors made by the court when sentencing.

An administrative error by a court was capable of being a “good and sufficient cause” to justify an extension of custody time limits under s.22(3) Prosecution of Offenders Act 1985.