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29 October 2019

Sentencing Review Consultation Update

The public consultation on sentencing policy in Northern Ireland is about to commence from Monday 28 October 2019. The Consultation will be available to the public on citizen space https://consultations.nidirect.gov.uk/doj-corporate-secretariat/sentencing-review-northern-ireland

The Review has undertaken comprehensive research, considered policy and practice in other jurisdictions and engaged with experts as well as those affected by sentencing policy. The topics covered by the review include:-

•             the principles and purposes of sentencing; 

•             public perceptions of sentencing; 

•             the current legislative framework for sentencing for certain categories of crime;  including death by dangerous driving, attacks on frontline services, hate crime and crimes against elderly and vulnerable people.

•             the setting of tariffs for murder;  

•             arrangements for unduly lenient sentences; 

•             the use of community sentences; and 

•             improving current arrangements for sentencing guidance. 

 

Date

Time and Registration Link

Location

11 November 2019

7.00pm – 8.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/78203953129

Waterfoot Hotel

Caw Roundabout

Derry/Londonderry

BT47 6TB

13 November 2019

7.00pm – 8.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/78593797163

Fermanagh House

Broadmeadow Place

Enniskillen

BT74 7HR

14 November 2019

7.00pm – 8.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/78145518349

Craigavon Civic Centre

66 Lakeview Road

Craigavon

BT64 1AL

4 December 2019

3.00pm – 4.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/78592721947

7.00pm – 8.30pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/78593953631

Clifton House

North Queen Street

Belfast

BT15 1EQ

 

 



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