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Sentencing Guidelines Committee

 

This page is currently under construction and will be updated in due course.

Background

The Sentencing Guidelines Committee was created by the Criminal Procedure Ordinance 2014 and is governed by section 777 of the Ordinance and Schedule 14.

The aims of the Sentencing Guidelines Committee are —

(a) to promote greater consistency in sentencing in the Falkland Islands while maintaining the independence of the judiciary;

(b) to develop, implement and maintain a set of sentencing guidelines for use in the criminal courts of the Falkland Islands, applying the principles set out below.

This page will poppulated with consultation documents, proposed sentencing guidelines and published guidelines in due course.