Benjamin v R

JurisdictionTrinidad & Tobago
CourtCourt of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
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  • Ashley Hield v R
    • Bahamas
    • Court of Appeal (Bahamas)
    • 27 July 2021
    ...56 and continued] The principles of sentencing expounded above are well known and have been followed in numerous authorities including Benjamin v R (1964) 7 WIR 459, R v Sargeant (1974) 60 Cr App Rep 74 and Spenser (Ryan) and Fraser (Rodewell) v The State (1996) 54 WIR 278 . These unyiel......
  • Francis and Another v State
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 2 February 2014
    ...which he was sentenced to four years hard labour. Mr. Singh then analyses the five principles of sentencing found in the authority of Mano Benjamin v. R (1964) 7 W.I.R. 459. 127 He submits that Francis is no longer in need of rehabilitation, given his adherence to religious practices and go......
  • The King v Zita Shol
    • Belize
    • Court of Appeal (Belize)
    • 28 September 2022
    ...[16]. 19 Pompey v the DPP [2020] CCJ 7 (AJ), per Saunders PCCJ at [32]. 20 State v Sydney (2008) 74 WIR 290, per Cummings JA at 295. 21 Benjamin v R (1964) 7 WIR 459, per Wooding CJ, quoted with approval in Lashley v Singh [2014] CCJ 11 (AJ) at [31] and Alleyne v R (2019) 95 WIR 126. 22 R......
  • Ali v Ali
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 28 April 1986
    ...not take into account all the principles that go with the imposition of a custodial sentence. It is important to observe that although Benjamin v. R (1964) 7 W.I.R. 459 cited by counsel, did in fact highlight certain factors for consideration in imposing a custodial sentence, it is clear fr......
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  • Sentencing
    • Jamaica
    • Criminal practice and procedure in the Magistrates' Courts in the Commonwealth Caribbean
    • 18 June 2010
    ...some measure of proportion between one sentence and another can it do justice as between one offender and another. 6 In Benjamin v R (1964) 7 WIR 459, Wooding, C.J., in delivering the judgment of the Court said, inter alia, ‘…there are really five principles of sentencing: • The retributive......

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