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SENTENCING ACT 1995 - SECT 48A

Application of Subdivision

    (1)     This Subdivision applies if a court other than the Youth Justice Court:

        (a)     convicts an offender of an offence other than one of the following:

            (i)     a sexual offence;

            (ii)     a violent offence;

            (iii)     an offence against section 188(1) of the Criminal Code if a circumstance of aggravation specified in section 188(2) of the Criminal Code exists;

            (iv)     another offence prescribed by regulation; and

        (b)     decides to impose a sentence of imprisonment on the offender of not more than 12 months.

    (2)     In this section:

"sexual offence", see section 3 of the Sexual Offences (Evidence and Procedure) Act 1983 .

"violent offence" means an offence involving the use, or threatened use, of violence.



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