R v Nicholas Ward [2016] NZDC 4577

Published 15 August 2016

Sentencing — supply of methamphetamine — Sentencing Act 2002 — R v Fatu (2005) 22 CRNZ 524 (CA). Defendant sentenced to three years and two months’ imprisonment for a charge of methamphetamine supply. Start point of four years’ imprisonment (band 2 of Fatu) uplifted by six months due to recent serious relevant convictions. Discounts given for the defendant’s guilty plea, strict bail conditions, acknowledgment of responsibility and participation in rehabilitation.