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Extended sentence in United Kingdom

Definition of Extended Sentence

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Extended Sentence : A sentence longer than the maximum prescribed for a particular offence, which was formerly imposed on persistent offenders under certain circumstances. The power to impose extended sentences was abolished by the Criminal Justice Act 1991.

Extended sentence Meaning

Extended sentence in Scottish Law

A sentence consisting of a custodial element (imprisonment or detention in a young offender’s institution) and a period of supervision in the community on release.

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  • Article Name: Extended Sentence
  • Author: MacCallum
  • Description: Definition of Extended Sentence In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Extended Sentence [...]

This entry was last updated: February 10, 2015


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