R v Lambert - [2022] NZHC 924

Date of Judgment

03 May 2022

Decision

R v Lambert (PDF 327 KB)

Summary

Offender pleaded guilty to four charges of attempted murder under s 173 of the Crimes Act 1961. Court adopted a global starting point of 20 years' imprisonment. A 25 per cent discount was applied for the offender's guilty pleas and a further 1O percent discount was afforded for the offender's mental health. This led to an overall sentence of 13 years' imprisonment with a minimum period of imprisonment of six and a half years.