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These are considered before sentencing

1) aims
2) sentencing guidelines
3) seriousness
4) motive of the crime

1

These reduce sentence

Mitigating factors

2

If d entered a guilty plea how much can his sentence be reduced by

1/3

3

Reduction of sentence is worked out using this

Sliding scale

4

If d had previously had

Good character

5

It must be this type of offence

First

6

He does this for a relative

Primary carer

7

Has the defendant made this to the victim

Reparations

8

D showed a lack of this

Premeditation

9

These will increase sentence

Aggravating factors

10

Was the offence committed against this type of person

Vulnerable

11

The offence was

Premeditation

12

This was used to commit the offence

Weapon

13

It was against this group of people

Police or members of public services

14

If it was speeding was it

Excessive

15

The offence was committed while on this

Bail

16

Has current convictions of

Similar nature

17

This was not shown

Remorse

18

Had this role in the crime

Leading

19

The offence was based on

Race or religion

20

Which fraud case was mititagiting factors or previous good nature of charity work not considered and the sentence was consequently reduced from 6 months to 7 days

R v Clark