PRE SENTENCING REPORT

S v MAGANO 2014 (2) SACR 423 (GP)  (LEGAL REPORTS 11/2014)

Sentence — Life imprisonment — Imposition of — Passing of imprisonment requires presence of sufficient information to enable court to produce informed and balanced sentence — Failure to request pre-sentencing report or to give counsel sufficient opportunity to address court on mitigation was misdirection.

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