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SENTENCING ACT 1995 - SECT 6A

Aggravating factors

    (1)     Without limiting section 5(2)(f), any of the following circumstances in relation to the commission of an offence may be regarded as an aggravating factor for that section:

        (a)     the offender committed the offence in company with one or more persons;

        (b)     the offender was armed with a weapon when committing the offence;

        (c)     the offence was committed during a public disturbance;

        (d)     the offence was committed without regard to public safety;

        (e)     the offence was motivated by hate against a group of people;

        (f)     the offence involved violence or the threat of violence;

        (g)     the offence involved more than one victim;

        (ga)     a victim of the offence was a police officer or emergency worker in the execution of the officer's or worker's duty at the time the offence was committed;

        (gb)     the offence included spitting by the offender;

        (h)     the offence involved substantial planning and organisation.

    (2)     In this section:

"emergency worker", see section 187(2) of the Criminal Code.



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