How would a person accused of committing sexual assault In the 1980's , on a minor under 15 , facing two charges now, be prosecuted in 2012?
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they would be prosecuted on indictment by the DPP in the central criminal court. if they have been charged they will appear initially before the district court a couple of times before being served with a book of evidence and being sent forward for trial. What are the charges?.
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not sure of the charges yet but initially arrested for buggery but i understand that one cant be charged for that committed pre 1993 just know 2 lesser charges
Yes those type of incidences will definitely end up in the Central Criminal Court
ronan,i understand that the maximum sentence is 2 years for these kind of charges is that accurate? is it true that if a person pleads guilty to one of the charges then a suspended sentence is more likely?
There many sexual offences and I'd need to know the exact charge before I could comment on this. However must sexual offences can carry a maximum of 5 years and 10 years generally. While a plea of guilty does mitigate the sentence as it saves the victim from having to go through a trial. In a case such as this though it shouldn't mitigate to a suspended sentence. The court may suspend part of the sentence
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