suspended sentence


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suspended sentence

a sentence of imprisonment that is not served by an offender unless he commits a further offence during its currency
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He was on a suspended sentence for harassing singer Nicola Roberts over a four-year period from the end of their relationship in 2012.
Judge Niclas Parry jailed him for 15 months for the new offences and activated 12 months from the previous suspended sentence consecutive - making 27 months in all.
The on-the-run teen was finally arrested and appeared back at Warwick Crown Court on January 3 where part of his suspended sentence was activated and is now serving five months in prison.
In their examination of sentencing in Canada, Cheryl Webster and Anthony Doob explore a variation on the suspended sentence order known as the "conditional sentence of imprisonment." (9) Unlike a suspended sentence, where the implementation of the sanction is suspended for a specified period of time, offenders serving a conditional sentence in Canada are understood as serving a prison sentence, albeit one discharged in the community.
Mr Al Binkhalil received a suspended sentence of a month by the High Criminal Court on October 19, which enforced community service and a BD1,000 fine.
What happens if the offender breaches the suspended sentence? If an individual commits a crime or breaks the conditions imposed, they are usually remanded in custody.
Judge Deborah Sherwin told Birch: "Because this puts you in breach of the suspended sentence I have to deal with that.
Rees, of Poplar Road, Rhydyfelin, had previously admitted the ABH assault, the court heard He also had a suspended sentence imposed in Cardiff Crown Court in 2015 for wounding a partner with a knife.
Jeremy Barton, representing him, said Azhar had a job as a quilter in a bed factory in Huddersfield and had managed to stay out of trouble until near the end of his suspended sentence.
That suspended sentence was extended for six months on March 16 for an additional offence of shoplifting, which she committed in July last year.
DARREN BRADLEY, of LEY, of LEY Johnson Avenue, Prescot: eight-month suspended sentence and 150 hours' unpaid work.
Pleaded guilty to assaulting Natalie Baker in Shiremoor on July 25, fraud on June 9 in Whitley Bay, committing an offence while serving a suspended sentence and resentence for suspended sentence imposed for causing fear of violence on February 5 2013.