The Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP) has proposed fines for corporate manslaughter and health and safety offences leading to death be linked to the turnover of a company.
What does SAP stand for?
SAP stands for Sentencing Advisory Panel (UK)
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- Secure Audio Path (Microsoft Windows)
- Security Action Plan
- Security Advance Party
- Security Architecture Professional
- Security Assistance Program
- Segment Addition Postulate
- Segmentation Application Part
- Self-Assessment Program
- Senior Authorised Engineer (electric power industry; UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Sentencing Advisory Panel that arrives at these mind-boggling guidelines apparently consists of judges, lawyers, probation officers, magistrates and prosecutors.
WASN'T it comforting to hear the Sentencing Advisory Panel, which includes judges, barristers and academics, reassure potential villains that, short of murder, they wouldn't be sent to jail because a community service order would be more "appropriate".
The Sentencing Advisory Panel is expected to publish new draft guidelines on sentencing for shop theft next month.
Even those who deliberately fail to attend court should normally escape prison, the Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP) said yesterday.
The Sentencing Advisory Panel, which provides guidelines to judges, has now launched an exercise to gauge the public attitude to the punishments in such cases.
The Sentencing Advisory Panel (SAP) recommended that "causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving" should carry a community sentence in the least serious cases.
Meanwhile, the Home Office's Sentencing Advisory Panel is considering whether to rule out jail for even serial shoplifters if no violence is involved.