Regina v Williams: CACD 28 Jun 2005

The defendant had been convicted of many motoring offences. In sentencing him the judge had added an Anti-Social behaviour Order, which would have the effect of imposing a greater punishment for any further offences than would be possible for the offences themselves.
Held: The order if used for that purpose was improper.

Mance LJ, Elias J, Sir Charles Mantell
Times 15-Jul-2005, [2005] EWCA Crim 1796
England and Wales
CitedRegina v Hall CACD 2004
The court considered the propriety of making an anti-social behaviour at the same time as sentencing for traffic offences: ‘There is nothing wrong in principle in making such an order when there are driving offences of such a regularity and type and . .
CitedRegina v Kirby CACD 2005
The court asked when it might be able to add an anti-social behaviour order when sentencing: ‘To make an anti-social behaviour order in a case . . . Where the underlying objective was to give the court higher sentencing powers in the event of . .

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Updated: 20 November 2021; Ref: scu.228612