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Justice Committee - Sixth Report
Sentencing guidelines and Parliament: building a bridge

Here you can browse the report together with the Proceedings of the Committee. The published report was ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 23 June 2009.


Contents


Terms of Reference

Summary

1 Introduction

2 The changing structures for sentencing guidelines

3 Democratic and judicial voices

4 The crucial elements for scrutiny

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex A - Evidence and Witnesses

Annex B - Definitive sentencing guidelines published by the Sentencing Guidelines Council

Appendix A: Letter from the Secretary of State for Justice

Formal Minutes

Reports from the Justice (previously Constitutional Affairs) Committee since Session 2006-07


 
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