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Condition of order imposed by court – community work

    (1)     The court may impose a condition on the order that the offender must perform community work (within the meaning of Division 4) as directed by the Commissioner.

    (2)     The purpose of imposing the condition requiring the offender to perform community work is to allow for the adequate punishment of the offender in the community.

    (3)     The number of hours for which the offender may be required to perform community work must not exceed 250 hours for each year the order is in force.

    (4)     The total number of hours to be worked in any period of 7 days must not exceed 20.

    (5)     Despite subsection (4), the offender may work up to 40 hours in a period of 7 days if the offender:

        (a)     asks to do so; and

        (b)     signs a consent to working the extra number of hours.

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