s.177 Criminal Justice Act 2003
Community payback –
80 to 300 hours
Supervision – up to 3
Programme – e.g.
Drug rehabilitation –
treatment & test
Specified activity – up
to 60 days
Exclusion – from a
Curfew – can be
Attendance centre –
12-36 hours, under
How much did you learn last lesson?
1. Number of years D's licence may be extended for a
particularly violent crime (5)
3. Sentence type where D may not go into custody
unless he commits a further crime (9)
5. point at which D will be released if he is given an EDS
7. A factor which may reduce the sentence (7)
8. …… term . Sentence where the length is set by the
9. A sentence which must be applied (9)
11. …….life sentence. Crimes such as arson may have this
as a possible sentence (13)
13. How much an early guilty plea is worth! (5)
14. Initials of the body responsible for 'guiding'
15. Statute which has recently amended the custodial
sentences available (5)
2. New sentence recently introduced to replace the
indefinite sentence. (3,7)
4. Report produced before the offender is sentenced
indicating what he should get (11)
5. Less that this amount, means D is released with no
further help! (6,5)
6. Term for the minimum a lifer must serve before
applying to be released on licence (6)
10. The longest sentence which the court may had down
12. Age at which D is sent to an adult prison (9)
Can you apply the law?
Davina, aged 53, has been convicted of dangerous driving and
criminal damage after she drove her car the wrong way down
the motorway and crashed into the local school. She had
forgotten to take her medication.
Now you have a go!
Pick one of these problems and write it up.
Remember: aim for five applied points and a conclusion!
Leo, aged 26, has been convicted of criminal
damage, after he keyed his girlfriend’s car
after an argument. He loses his temper
easily and has one previous conviction for
breach of peace, for which he was given a
Louis, aged 19, has stolen £100 from his
mum to pay for his drinking. He currently
lives at home with her, and goes out each
night with his friends to drink in the town
Type of sentence (3)
THE most common type of punishment for an offender
(although it’s often combined with other punishments!)