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R (Uttley) v Home Secretary

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
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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
   
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Neutral Citation:   [2004] UKHL 38
   
Judge(s): Lord Steyn, Lord Phillips, Lord Rodger, Baroness Hale and Lord Carswell
   
Date: 30 July 2004