Procedure – Sentencing Code

December 2020/January 2021 | Crime

The new Sentencing Code is now in force as of 1 December 2020 and consolidates the wide-ranging sentencing procedural laws and provisions. It covers both adult and youth offending (including armed forces personnel) and applies to anyone convicted after that date. The Code simplifies the sentencing laws which have developed in a highly piecemeal fashion …

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