Update: New burglary sentencing guidelines issued – Lachlan Stewart

Lachlan Stewart reviews the new sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary which came into force on 1st July 2022

Revised sentencing guidelines for domestic, non-domestic and aggravated burglary offences came into effect on 1st July 2022.

The revised guidelines follow the stepped format of more recent guidelines issued by the Sentencing Council (e.g. revised guidelines for assault and attempted murder 1st July 2021) and created new middle categories for both culpability and harm factors.

This article will highlight the key differences between the revised and old guidelines and considers what practical implications they may have.

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