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SENTENCING ACT 1995 - SECT 7

Sentencing and other orders

Where a court finds a person guilty of an offence, it may, subject to any specific provision relating to the offence and this Part, make one or more of the following sentencing orders:

        (a)     without recording a conviction, order the dismissal of the charge for the offence;

        (b)     without recording a conviction, order the release of the offender;

        (c)     record a conviction and order the discharge of the offender;

        (d)     record a conviction and order the release of the offender;

        (e)     with or without recording a conviction, order the offender to pay a fine;

        (f)     with or without recording a conviction, make a community work order or community based order for the offender;

        (g)     record a conviction and order that the offender serve a term of imprisonment that is suspended by it wholly or partly;

        (h)     record a conviction and order that the offender serve a term of imprisonment that is suspended on the offender entering into a home detention order;

        (j)     record a conviction and order the offender serve a term of imprisonment, including by way of a community custody order;

        (k)     impose any sentence or make any order authorised by this or any other Act.



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