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CRIMES ACT 1958 - SECT 476B

Young person sentenced to life imprisonment

Where a person under the age of 21 years is sentenced to be imprisoned for the term of his natural life he shall be kept in safe custody in such place as is directed by the Minister administering the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 from time to time upon the recommendation of the Secretary within the meaning of that Act and if the place at which he is at any time being so kept is a youth justice centre, remand centre, or other institution which is not a prison established under the Corrections Act 1986 , shall be deemed to be serving that sentence of imprisonment by way of detention in such centre or institution.

Ss 477–479 repealed. [42]

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cf. [1742–3] 16 George II,
c. XXXI
ss 3, 4.
[1751–2] 25 George II,
c. XXXVII s. 9.

S. 479A inserted by No. 9407 s. 2(g), amended by Nos 49/1991 s. 119(1)
(Sch. 2 item 49), 48/1997
s. 60(1)(Sch. 1 item 100).



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