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When court may make order

    (1)     The court may order the sentence of imprisonment be served by way of an order under this Subdivision (a community custody order ) only if it receives a pre-sentence report.

    (2)     However, the court must not make the order if the court makes an order suspending the sentence.

    (3)     In addition, if the offender is convicted of more than one offence in the same proceeding, the court may make the order only if the total period of imprisonment imposed for all the offences does not exceed 12 months.

    (4)     Also, the court may make the order in addition to imposing a fine on the offender.

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