He was also handed a bill for £750 costs and a £60 victim surcharge.
Statutory versions of the offence exist in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Ireland and New Zealand.This offence is also sometimes referred to as "attempting to pervert the course of justice". An attempt to pervert the course of justice is a substantive common law offence and not an inchoate offence.He said: "This was a despicable offence against a vulnerable young woman and I hope this sentence shows how seriously the police and courts take this crime.“I would like to thank the victim for reporting the matter to police and for her courage in confronting her assailant and giving evidence during the trial.One of his staff, who worked for him between 19, said: “Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith were both regular visitors to the shop.
Usually they would come in via the side door, other times they would ring the bell at the front entrance and come in.
Perverting the course of justice is an offence committed when a person prevents justice from being served on him/herself or on another party.
In England and Wales it is a common law offence, carrying a maximum sentence of life imprisonment.
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The pervert met regularly with MPs Leon Brittan and Cyril Smith at his world-renowned workshop.