Rex v Westlake: 1920

Where leave to appeal against sentence is obtained by misstatement or misdescription, the sentence imposed will not be backdated as is the normal practice.


(1920) 15 Cr App R 100


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedKumar Ali v The State (Appeal 56 of 2004) and Leslie Tiwari v The State PC 2-Nov-2005
PC (Trinidad and Tobago) The Board was asked to determine the date from which an unsuccessful appellant’s sentence should run. Pending an appeal or whilst on remand, a prisoner would be held in less demanding . .
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Criminal Sentencing

Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.237274