This page will give you access to all consultations carried out by the Sentencing Council once they are closed as well as archived material on consultations carried out by our predecessor body, the Sentencing Guidelines Council.
The consultation on the draft guideline on assault was open from 13 October 2010 to 5 January 2011. The consultation documents comprise a draft guideline, a full consultation paper intended for criminal justice professionals, a shorter public consultation paper, a resource assessment and an equality impact assessment.
If you are a member of the public and you wish to read the consultation please download the following document:
- Assault guideline – public consultation
- Assault guideline – public consultation (large print version)
- Assault public consultation - (easy read version)
If you are a criminal justice professional (including members of the judiciary) and would like to read the consultation, please download the following document:
- For archived versions of draft Sentencing Guidelines Council guidelines and summaries of responses, please click here.
For a complete list of definitive guidelines, please visit the guidelines page.