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CRIMES (SENTENCING PROCEDURE) ACT 1999 - SECT 32
Prosecutor may file list of additional charges
32 Prosecutor may file list of additional charges
(1) In any proceedings for an offence (the
"principal offence" ), the prosecutor may file in the court a document that
specifies other offences with which the offender has been charged, but not
convicted, being offences that the offender has indicated are offences that
the offender wants the court to take into account when dealing with the
offender for the principal offence.
(2) A list of additional charges may be
filed at any time--
(a) after the court finds the offender guilty of the
principal offence, and
(b) before the court deals with the offender for the
(3) A copy of the list of additional charges, as filed in
the court, is to be given to the offender.
(4) A list of additional charges--
(b) must be signed by the offender, and
(c) must be signed by or on behalf of
the Director of Public Prosecutions or by a person, or a person belonging to a
class of persons, prescribed by the regulations.
(5) A list of additional
charges is taken to be signed on behalf of the Director of Public Prosecutions
if it is signed by a person who is authorised to do so by means of a written
order signed by the Director of Public Prosecutions or who belongs to a class
of persons so authorised.
(6) A failure to comply with the requirements of
this section does not invalidate any sentence imposed by the court for the
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