12 months' time 


A term of imprisonment for 12 months for each copyright and trade mark offence, to be served concurrently, committed by a repeat offender was not manifestly excessive. The Federal Court judge reduced, however, the 8 months' non-release period set by the magistrate to 3 months (including 5 days porridge already served) upon entering into a 3 year good behaviour bond ...


The decision also includes a very interesting discussion of sentencing principles. 

Le v R [2007] FCA 1463 (Edmonds J).


Posted: Wednesday - 26 September, 2007 at 01:49 PM         |


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