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|N umber of persons found guilty of rape at all courts who were given immediate custody, community sentence, a fine, conditional discharge, or absolute discharge, in England and Wales by police force area for the year 2006( 1,2,3,4,5)|
|Force||Found guilty||Absolute discharge||Conditional discharge||Fine||Community sentence||Immediate custody|
|(1) These data are on the principal offence basis.|
(2) Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from large administrative data systems generated by the courts and police forces. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when those data are used.
(3) Includes the following statute: The Sexual Offences Act 2003, Sections 1, and 5.
(4) The Sexual Offences Act 2003 came into force on 1 May 2004.
(5) The number of defendants sentenced for an offence during a year does not always equal the number found guilty, as a defendant may be sentenced for an offence in a different year to the year they are found guilty of that offence.
Court Proceedings Database held by RDS Office for Criminal Justice ReformMinistry of Justice
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