Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000

Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000

The Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 is a consolidation Act of the United Kingdom Parliament that brings together parts of several other Acts dealing with the sentencing treatment of offenders and defaulters. It was recommended by the Law Commission and the Scottish Law Commission. [cite book | author=UK Parliament| title=Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 | year=2000, c. 6 | publisher=The Stationery Office Limited|id=ISBN 0-10-540600-7 | url=http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2000/20000006.htm]

With amendments, it consolidated sentencing legislation previously spread across twelve separate Acts. [cite web|url=http://www.lawcom.gov.uk/about.htm#o|title=About Us|publisher=The Law Commission|accessdate=2006-06-15] Much of the Act has been repealed by the Criminal Justice Act 2003, which introduced significant changes to sentencing from 2005. [cite book | author=UK Parliament| title=Criminal Justice Act 2003 | year=2003, c. 44 | publisher=The Stationery Office Limited|id=ISBN 0 10 544403 0 | url=http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2003/20030044.htm | chapter=Schedule 37 — Repeals | chapterurl = http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts2003/30044-cl.htm#sch37]

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*List of Acts of Parliament in the United Kingdom


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