Scottish Sentencing Council

The Scottish Sentencing Council is officially established today.

19 October 2015

The Council is an independent body with administrative support from a secretariat team based within the Judicial Office and is responsible for preparing guidelines to help ensure a consistent approach to sentencing throughout Scotland. It is also tasked with raising public awareness and understanding of sentencing practice.


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