Where the distribution is for commercial gain or by way of swapping substantially increased sentences are appropriate. Those who distribute or make available pornographic images on the internet must expect severe sentences because the accessibility of this material has the potential to corrupt in particular the young.It is brave for a man, David Ireland, to write the lines a woman would use to explain to her mother that oral sex is good, and that her brother’s use of his tongue is generous.
The language that she uses is the authentic sound of Ulster Scots that we hear from its most ardent adherents, and the audience roar with laughter. has its moments of wisdom and insight and political satire, but it is overwhelmingly a bawdy comedy, so funny in places that the more thoughtful and tender moments can easily be missed.
It would be a great way to start off a hen night, and when words gets round, that’s how it is likely to be enjoyed.
[Editorial note] Subsequent to the handing down of judgment in this case, the Attorney-General drew to the Courts attention the fact that she did not, in fact, have power to refer the offences in question to the Court under section 36 of the Criminal Justice Act 1988.
The decision was therefore outside the Courts jurisdiction.
Guidelines  This court has not issued guidelines setting out the appropriate range of sentence for offences of this nature but for some years now sentencers have relied upon the guidelines issued by the English Court of Appeal in  EWCA Crim 2766.