(1)The Council must publish, at such intervals as it considers appropriate—
(a)in relation to each local justice area, information regarding the sentencing practice of the magistrates' courts acting in that area, and
(b)in relation to each location at which the Crown Court sits, information regarding the sentencing practice of the Crown Court when it sits at that location.
(2)The Council may promote awareness of matters relating to the sentencing of offenders by courts in England and Wales, including, in particular—
(a)the sentences imposed by courts in England and Wales;
(b)the cost of different sentences and their relative effectiveness in preventing re-offending;
(c)the operation and effect of guidelines under this Chapter.
(3)For the purposes of subsection (2), the Council may, in particular, publish any information obtained or produced by it in connection with its functions under section 128(1).