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SENTENCING ACT 1995 - SECT 117

Offender to be before court when sentence imposed

    (1)     A court must not make an order under Part 3 unless the offender in respect of whom the order is to be made is before the court.

Note for subsection (1)

Section 49E(8) of the Evidence Act 1939 provides that a requirement that a person be before a court is taken to be satisfied if the person is before the court by way of a communication link in accordance with Part 5, Division 2 of that Act.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply to:

        (a)     an order imposing a fine under section 16; or

        (b)     an order made on the hearing of an appeal.



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