R (Uttley) v Home Secretary

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
R (Uttley) v Home Secretary
Issue: Whether a Defendant convicted after the Criminal Justice Act 1991 came into effect of offences which occurred prior to that was subject to a greater penalty by virtue of the revised release on licence system; whether this breached Art 7 European Convention.
Court: House of Lords
Neutral Citation:   [2004] UKHL 38
Judge(s): Lord Steyn, Lord Phillips, Lord Rodger, Baroness Hale and Lord Carswell
Date: 30 July 2004