An 11-year tariff imposed on offenders convicted of murder, would not be altered on review despite their increased maturity.
(LIFE SENTENCES FOR MURDER) (2000)
Given the profound change in the attitude and character of a young offender who had been sentenced to detention during Her Majesty’s pleasure for murder, his eight-year tariff was reduced to seven years.
A ten-year tariff imposed on a young offender, who was sentenced to detention at Her Majesty’s pleasure after being convicted of the murder of a one year-old child, would not be altered on review despite his progress in addressing his offending behaviour.
A tariff of ten years for a young offender sentenced to detention during Her Majesty’s pleasure for the murder of a frail man in the street was upheld on review.