The Sentencing Guidelines App for Apple and Android requires an Annual Subscription. The Annual Subscription provides on-going access to Tools and Judicial updates for the App. These notes explain how to obtain a subscription. The price of the annual subscription is £25.00 Subscription for Sentencing Guidelines for iPad/iPhone You can obtain a subscription for Apple iPad and iPhone by contacting Ambay Software Ltd. by email or telephone. A subscription may be purchased by request for payment via PayPal, bank transfer, debit or credit card over the telephone or by cheque to our offices.
The Drink drive dates calculator tool provides for the definitive calculation of reduced disqualification dates for successful completion of the drink drive rehabilitation course. Drink driver rehabilitation course The Magistrates’ Court Sentencing Guidelines describes the maximum reduction in driver disqualification period available for the successful completion of an approved drink driver rehabilitation course. These are found upon page 450, paragraph 21: 21. The reduction must be at least three months but cannot be more than one quarter of the total period of disqualification:
The Speeding MPH grid tool is located under the ellipsis (three-dot) extended menu at the top-right of the menu. Tap the elipsis button and tap MPH. Excess alcohol drive/attempt drive and In charge These Excess alcohol offences are charged with the unit amount of alcohol measurement in breath, blood or urine detailed within the description of the offence. Check which offence is charged and select the appropriate band from the uppper (drive/attempt drive) or lower (in charge) grid.
Favourites Favourites are items of reference, such as offences, explanatory materials or pronouncments that you wish to have quick access to. You might use Favourites to hold a list of all the offences due to be dealt with at Court or a list of the most typical offences for your type of Court hearing. To place an item onto your list of favourites, just tap a star adjacent to an index entry, the star will turn yellow and that item has been added to your Favourites.
The Fines Calculator tool provides for the calculation of fines across Fine Bands A to F, calculation of the relevant weekly income for a defendant, court costs and the appropriate victim surcharge. Using the fines calculator in different orientations The fines calculator has input from the tapping of buttons, moving of a slider and data-entry of income, costs, compensation, etc. Using the App in landscape or portrait orientation is largely a personal preference and/or determined if a tablet stand is being used.
The Sentencing Guidelines App can be customised for personal preferences and judicial information. To customise the Sentencing Guidelines App, open the Sentencing Guidelines App, tap the ellipsis button (…) to display the preferences and settings. Toolbar Selecting either Text or Icons will switch the tools from text to graphic icons. Fines and overweight vehicles calculators The Fines calculator and Overweight Vehicles calculator have a number of buttons and values that can be customised.
The Magistrates’ Court usually sits with three Magistrates with the one sitting in the middle seat acting as the presiding justice; the other Magistrates colloquially known as “Wingers”. While all three Magistrates are jointly and equally involved in bail, remand, allocation and sentencing decisions, the presiding justice will speak for the Bench in asking questions of witnesses and defendants and will pronounce any sentencing decision made by the Bench.