deferred sentence


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deferred sentence

n
(Law) law a sentence that is postponed for a specific period to allow a court to examine the conduct of the offender during the deferment. Compare suspended sentence
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She deferred sentence for that to take place, ordering Allan to return to court on February 6.
THE use of a Deferred Sentence to enable a woman defendant "to sort her life out" " (Daily Post 29/11/20170) can clearly be a valuable procedure to avoid some of the consequences of female imprisonment, which include high re-conviction rates, family breakup and substantial cost.
Gregory, of no fixed abode, who is in custody, yesterday requested a deferred sentence - claiming he could retrieve the stolen goods.
As he deferred sentence for eight weeks, Sheriff McCartney told McNeill he was lucky he was not being locked up.
District Judge Barney McElholm said her behaviour would usually merit a prison sentence but deferred sentence until next July as she has a clear record.
Mr Jenkins said: "I have never deferred sentence previously in all my years of sitting, but I am prepared to defer sentence for six months in your case.
Judge Mike Norman gave Tyler Alred a 10-year deferred sentence for DUI manslaughter.
The theft put him in breach of a deferred sentence order made by magistrates for three other shoplifting offences.
She deferred sentence until August 7 on the proviso he entered the programme and did not commit any further offences during that time.
The man was given a two-year deferred sentence and must pay restitution to the owners of the damaged cars.
Judge Guy Whitburn deferred sentence for six months while O'Donnell continues an existing community order and drug rehabilitation scheme.