custodial sentence


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Translations

custodial sentence

[kʌsˌtəʊdɪəlˈsɛntəns] ncondanna ad una pena detentiva
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
When deciding whether to pass an immediate custodial sentence, it was up to the judge to have regard to the effect of the sentence he was considering, he said.
In Dumfries, 53 per cent of those convicted of theft in sheriff courts in 2003 received a custodial sentence compared with 13 per cent at Dunoon.
A TEENAGER has been warned he faces a custodial sentence after admitting a robbery raid at an off licence.
THE Daily Post today highlights a man who sexually assaulted a child once again get away without a custodial sentence.
Robert Mochrie, defending Hutchinson, said a custodial sentence was inevitable.
Dudley saw the biggest reduction in the West Midlands with the number of children being given a custodial sentence falling from 37 to 15, a 59 per cent drop.
After pleading guilty to manslaughter on the basis that the incident was a tragic accident, Baxter was remanded in custody and warned a custodial sentence is likely.
"Carrying a weapon, particularly a knife, is a serious offence which will receive an immediate custodial sentence," said the judge.
At magistrates' court, the maximum fine for fly-tipping is pounds 50,000 and up to a five-year custodial sentence.
Sentence was adjourned for a psychiatric report and a pre-sentence report and Morris was warned by Judge Phillip Hughes that when he returns for sentence next month, he must expect a custodial sentence.
Shadow home secretary David Davis said, "The public will be dismayed that breaches of Asbos could be treated so lightly, particularly over a 50% drop in the maximum custodial sentence.
Sheriff Lindsay Foulis said: "I am afraid, in my view, bringing a Class A drug into Perth Prison will virtually always result in a custodial sentence. Having regard to the value and the amount of the drug in this case I consider that a custodial sentence is appropriate."