Related Commentary  

73(1)  This section applies if a defendant–

(a)following a plea of guilty is either convicted of an offence in proceedings in the Crown Court or is committed to the Crown Court for sentence, and

(b)has, pursuant to a written agreement made with a specified prosecutor, assisted or offered to assist the investigator or prosecutor in relation to that or any other offence.

73(2)  In determining what sentence to pass on the defendant the court may take into account the extent and nature of the assistance given or offered.

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