Our thanks to Steve for this. An extract, the judge speaking to the defendant:
“You indicated at an early part of proceedings you were going to plead guilty.
“I do need to give public recognition to what you have done, so it is a period of custody.
“There will be a rehabilitation aspect, which is the purpose of the suspension. This is an opportunity to help you.
“Your appearance here will be hugely humiliating and embarrassing for you. On one level so be it, on another it is a harm that should be acknowledged,” the judge concluded.
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