Pre hearing information
It is also alleged that on 26 October 2020, Dr Rice, at Guildford Crown Court was sentenced to: a Community Service Order of 200 hours unpaid work; participation in a Maps for Change activity programme of 40 sessions; undertaking a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement for a maximum of 60 days; Sexual Harm Prevention Order for 5 years (under section 103 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003); and an order under section 143 Powers of Criminal Courts (Sentencing) Act 2000 to be deprived of rights in respect of exhibits (all computers, leads, hard drives).
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