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CRIMES (SENTENCING) ACT 2005


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

CHAPTER 1--PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act  
   3.      Dictionary  
   4.      Notes  
   5.      Offences against Act—application of Criminal Code etc  

CHAPTER 2--OBJECTS AND IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

   6.      Objects of Act  
   7.      Purposes of sentencing  
   8.      Meaning of offender  

CHAPTER 3--SENTENCING AND NON-CONVICTION OPTIONS

   PART 3.1--GENERAL

   9.      Imposition of penalties  

   PART 3.2--SENTENCES OF IMPRISONMENT

   10.     Imprisonment  
   11.     Intensive correction orders  
   12.     Suspended sentences  
   12A.    Drug and alcohol treatment orders  

   PART 3.3--NON-CUSTODIAL SENTENCES

   13.     Good behaviour orders  
   14.     Fines—orders to pay  
   15.     Fines—maximum amounts  
   15A.    Fines—security for payment  
   16.     Driver licence disqualification orders—motor vehicle theft  
   17.     Non-conviction orders—general  
   18.     Non-conviction orders—ancillary orders  
   19.     Reparation orders—losses and expenses generally  
   20.     Reparation orders—stolen property  

   PART 3.4--NON-ASSOCIATION AND PLACE RESTRICTION ORDERS

   21.     Definitions—pt 3.4  
   22.     Application—pt 3.4  
   23.     Non-association and place restriction orders—when may be made  
   24.     Non-association and place restriction orders—maximum period  
   25.     Non-association and place restriction orders—explanation and official  
   26.     Non-association order—disclosure of identifying information  

   PART 3.5--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS

   27.     Deferred sentence orders—making  

   PART 3.6--COMBINATION SENTENCES

   28.     Application—pt 3.6  
   29.     Combination sentences—offences punishable by imprisonment  
   30.     Combination sentences—offences punishable by fine  
   31.     Combination sentences—start and end  

CHAPTER 4--SENTENCING PROCEDURES GENERALLY

   PART 4.1--GENERAL PRINCIPLES

   32.     Power to reduce penalties  
   33.     Sentencing—relevant considerations  
   34.     Sentencing—irrelevant considerations  
   34A.    Sentencing—sexual offences against children  
   34B.    Sentencing—family violence offences  
   35.     Reduction of sentence—guilty plea  
   35A.    Reduction of sentence—assistance in administration of justice  
   36.     Reduction of sentence—assistance to law enforcement authorities  
   37.     Reduction of sentence—statement by court about penalty  
   38.     Sentences of imprisonment and uncompleted young offender orders  
   39.     Judgment after sentence deferred  

   PART 4.2--PRE-SENTENCE REPORTS

   39A.    Meaning of assessor—pt 4.2  
   40.     Application—pt 4.2  
   40A.    Pre-sentence report matters  
   40B.    Pre-sentence report matters—court alcohol and drug assessment  
   41.     Pre-sentence reports—order  
   42.     Pre-sentence reports by assessors  
   43.     Pre-sentence reports—powers of assessors  
   44.     Pre-sentence reports—provision to court  
   46.     Pre-sentence reports—cross-examination  

   PART 4.2A--INTENSIVE CORRECTION ASSESSMENTS

   46A.    Meaning of assessor—pt 4.2A  
   46B.    Application—pt 4.2A  
   46C.    Intensive correction assessments—order  
   46D.    Intensive correction orders—intensive correction assessment  
   46E.    Intensive correction assessments—powers of assessors  
   46F.    Intensive correction assessments—provision to court  
   46G.    Intensive correction assessments—cross-examination  

   PART 4.2B--DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT ASSESSMENTS

   46H.    Meaning of assessor—pt 4.2B  
   46I.    Application—pt 4.2B  
   46J.    Drug and alcohol treatment assessments—order  
   46K.    Drug and alcohol treatment assessments—drug and alcohol treatment assessment  
   46L.    Drug and alcohol treatment assessments—powers of assessors  
   46M.    Drug and alcohol treatment assessments—provision to court  
   46N.    Drug and alcohol treatment assessments—cross-examination  

   PART 4.3--VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENTS

   47.     Definitions—pt 4.3  
   48.     Application—pt 4.3  
   49.     Victim impact statements—who may make  
   50.     Victim impact statements—oral or written  
   51.     Victim impact statements—form and contents  
   52.     Victim impact statements—use in court  
   53.     Victim impact statements—effect  

   PART 4.4--TAKING ADDITIONAL OFFENCES INTO ACCOUNT

   54.     Definitions—pt 4.4  
   55.     Application—pt 4.4  
   56.     List of additional offences  
   57.     Outstanding additional offences taken into account in sentencing  
   58.     Ancillary orders relating to offences taken into account in  
   59.     Consequences of taking offences into account in sentencing  
   60.     Evidence of offences taken into account in sentencing  

   PART 4.5--CORRECTION AND ADJUSTMENT OF PENALTIES

   61.     Reopening proceedings to correct penalty errors  

   PART 4.6--SENTENCING--SCHEDULE OFFENCE WITH CRIMINAL GROUP

           Division 4.6.1--General

   61A.    Objects—pt 4.6  
   61B.    Definitions—pt 4.6  
   61C.    Meaning of criminal group—pt 4.6  
   61D.    Application—pt 4.6  
   61E.    Review—pt 4.6  

           Division 4.6.2--Schedule offence—criminal group

   61F.    Schedule offence and criminal group—application  
   61G.    Schedule offence and criminal group—offender's response  
   61H.    Schedule offence and criminal group—when application must be heard and  
   61I.    Court decision—in connection with criminal group  
   61J.    Court decision—while associated with criminal group  
   61K.    Maximum penalty for schedule offence  

           Division 4.6.3--Criminal group—criminal intelligence

   61L.    Disclosure of criminal intelligence  
   61M.    Court must decide whether classified information is criminal  
   61N.    Confidentiality of criminal intelligence  
   61O.    Disclosure of criminal intelligence to offender  

CHAPTER 5--IMPRISONMENT

   PART 5.1--IMPRISONMENT--START AND END OF SENTENCES

   62.     Start and end of sentences—general rule  
   63.      Start of sentences—backdated sentences  

   PART 5.2--IMPRISONMENT--NONPAROLE PERIODS

   64.     Application—pt 5.2  
   65.     Nonparole periods—court to set  
   66.     Nonparole periods—setting if sentence currently being served  
   67.     Nonparole periods—recommended conditions  
   67A.    Nonparole periods—appeals  
   68.     Nonparole periods—review of decision on nonparole period  

   PART 5.3--IMPRISONMENT--CONCURRENT AND CONSECUTIVE SENTENCES

   69.     Definitions—pt 5.3  
   70.     Application—pt 5.3  
   71.     Concurrent and consecutive sentences—general rule  
   72.      Concurrent and consecutive sentences—offences while in custody or unlawfully  
   73.     Concurrent and consecutive sentences—fine default offences  
   74.     Amendment of start of sentences on setting aside or amending other  
   75.     Previous sentences to be noted in new sentence  

   PART 5.4--INTENSIVE CORRECTION ORDERS

           Division 5.4.1A--General

   76.     Application—pt 5.4  

           Division 5.4.1--Intensive correction orders—eligibility and suitability

   77.     Intensive correction orders—eligibility  
   78.     Intensive correction orders—suitability  
   80.     Intensive correction orders—concurrent and consecutive periods  

           Division 5.4.2--Intensive correction orders—community service conditions

   80A.    Meaning of community service condition—div 5.4.2  
   80B.    Application—div 5.4.2  
   80C.    Intensive correction orders—community service—eligibility  
   80D.    Intensive correction order—community service—suitability  
   80E.    Intensive correction orders—community service—hours to be  
   80F.    Intensive correction orders—community service—concurrent and consecutive  

           Division 5.4.3--Intensive correction orders—rehabilitation program conditions

   80G.    Definitions—div 5.4.3  
   80H.    Application—div 5.4.3  
   80I.    Intensive correction orders—rehabilitation  
   80J.    Intensive correction orders—rehabilitation  
   80K.    Intensive correction orders—rehabilitation programs—maximum  
   80L.    Intensive correction orders—rehabilitation programs—concurrent and consecutive  

   PART 5.4A--DRUG AND ALCOHOL TREATMENT ORDERS

           Division 5.4A--.1 Preliminary

   80M.    Definitions—pt 5.4A  
   80N.    Application—pt 5.4A  
   80O.    Objects of drug and alcohol treatment orders  

           Division 5.4A--.2 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—general

   80P.    Drug and alcohol treatment orders—offender obligations  
   80Q.    Court may make ancillary orders to achieve object of treatment  

           Division 5.4A--.3 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—eligibility and suitability

   80R.    Application—div 5.4A.3  
   80S.    Drug and alcohol treatment orders—eligibility  
   80T.    Drug and alcohol treatment orders—suitability  
   80U.    Court may remit proceeding  

           Division 5.4A--.4 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—content

   80V.    Content of treatment orders  

           Division 5.4A--.5 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—custodial part

   80W.    Custodial part of treatment orders  

           Division 5.4A--.6 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—treatment and supervision part

   80X.    Treatment and supervision part of treatment orders  
   80Y.    Core conditions  
   80Z.    Treatment program conditions  
   80ZA.   Good behaviour order to apply after treatment and supervision part  

           Division 5.4A--.7 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—breaches

   80ZB.   Breach of treatment order—other than commission of offence  
   80ZC.   Provisional breach of treatment order—offender in custody  
   80ZD.   Breach of treatment order—commission of offence  
   80ZE.   Cancellation of treatment order—unsatisfactory circumstances  
   80ZF.   Cancellation of treatment order—satisfactory circumstances  

           Division 5.4A--.8 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—review by court

   80ZG.   Application—pt 5.4A.8  
   80ZH.   Drug and alcohol treatment orders—review  
   80ZI.   Drug and alcohol treatment orders—notice of review  

           Division 5.4A--.9 Drug and alcohol treatment orders—miscellaneous

   80ZJ.   Arrest warrant—breach of treatment order obligations  
   80ZK.   Arrest without warrant—breach of treatment order obligations  
   80ZL.   Drug and alcohol treatment orders—outstanding warrants  
   80ZM.   Immunity from criminal liability  
   80ZN.   No appeal against particular decisions  
   80ZO.   Evidentiary certificates  
   80ZP.   Information exchanges—treatment order team  
   80ZQ.   Review of drug and alcohol treatment order provisions  

   PART 5.5--IMPRISONMENT--EXPLANATION AND INFORMATION

   81.     Application—pt 5.5  
   82.     Imprisonment—explanation to offender  
   83.     Imprisonment—written record of explanation  
   84.     Imprisonment—official notice of sentence  

CHAPTER 6--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS

   PART 6.1--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS--COMMUNITY SERVICE CONDITIONS

   85.     Good behaviour orders—meaning of community service  
   86.     Application—pt 6.1  
   87.     Good behaviour orders—community service—convicted offenders  
   88.     Good behaviour orders—community service—eligibility  
   89.     Good behaviour orders—community service—suitability  
   90.     Good behaviour orders—community service—pre-sentence report  
   91.     Good behaviour orders—community service—hours to be  
   92.     Good behaviour orders—community service—concurrent and consecutive  

   PART 6.2--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS--REHABILITATION PROGRAM CONDITIONS

   93.     Definitions—pt 6.2  
   94.     Application—pt 6.2  
   95.     Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation programs—probation condition  
   96.     Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation  
   97.     Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation  
   98.     Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation programs—pre-sentence report  
   99.     Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation programs—maximum  
   100.    Good behaviour orders—rehabilitation programs—concurrent and consecutive  

   PART 6.3--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS--EXPLANATIONS AND OFFICIAL NOTICE

   101.    Application—pt 6.3  
   102.    Good behaviour orders—explanation to offenders  
   103.    Good behaviour orders—official notice of order  
   104.    Good behaviour orders—explanation and notice to sureties  

   PART 6.4--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS--OTHER PROVISIONS

   105.    Good behaviour—consequences of failure to sign undertaking  
   106.    Good behaviour—maximum amount of security  

CHAPTER 7--REPARATION ORDERS

   107.    Application—ch 7  
   108.    Reparation orders—no agreement about amount of loss etc  
   109.    Reparation orders—payment by instalments  
   110.    Reparation orders—evidential basis for orders  
   110A.   Reparation orders—enforcing non-money order  
   111.    Reparation orders—power to make other orders etc  
   112.    Reparation orders—Confiscation of Criminal Assets Act  
   113.    Reparation orders—official notice of order  

CHAPTER 8--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS

   PART 8.1--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS--MAKING

   114.    Application—pt 8.1  
   115.    Meaning of deferred sentence obligations  
   116.    Deferred sentence orders—eligibility  
   117.    Deferred sentence orders—suitability  
   118.    Deferred sentence orders—indication of penalties  
   119.    Deferred sentence orders—review requirements in orders  
   120.    Deferred sentence orders—obligations  
   121.    Deferred sentence orders—explanation and official notice  
   122.    Deferred sentence orders—period of effect  

   PART 8.2--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS--SUPERVISION

   123.    Application—pt 8.2  
   124.    Deferred sentence orders—arrest without warrant  
   125.    Deferred sentence orders—arrest warrant  
   126.    Deferred sentence orders—review  
   127.    Deferred sentence orders—notice of review  

   PART 8.3--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS--AMENDMENT OR CANCELLATION

   128.    Deferred sentence orders—court's powers on review  
   129.    Deferred sentence orders—when amendments take effect  
   130.    Deferred sentence orders—when cancellation takes effect  
   131.    Deferred sentence orders—effect of cancellation  

   PART 8.4--DEFERRED SENTENCE ORDERS--OTHER PROVISIONS

   132.    Deferred sentence orders—automatic cancellation on bail  
   133.    Deferred sentence orders—relationship with Bail Act  

CHAPTER 8A--SENTENCING YOUNG OFFENDERS

   PART 8A--.1 GENERAL

   133A.   Purpose—ch 8A  
   133B.   Meaning of young offender  
   133C.   Young offenders—purposes of sentencing  
   133D.   Young offenders—sentencing—additional relevant  
   133E.   Young offenders—pre-sentence report matters  
   133F.   Young offenders—director-general may give court information about availability  
   133G.   Young offenders—sentences of imprisonment  
   133H.   Young offenders—imprisonment to be at detention place  
   133I.   Young offenders—non-association and place restriction  
   133J.   Young offenders—notice of orders to parent etc  
   133K.   Young offenders—references to corrections officer  

   PART 8A--.2 YOUNG OFFENDERS--GOOD BEHAVIOUR ORDERS

           Division 8A--.2.1 Young offenders—good behaviour orders generally

   133L.   Young offenders—community service—hours to be  
   133M.   Young offenders—good behaviour orders—conditions  

           Division 8A--.2.2 Good behaviour orders—education and training conditions

   133N.   Meaning of education and training condition  
   133O.   Application—div 8A.2.2  
   133P.   Education and training conditions—for young offenders convicted or found  
   133Q.   Education and training conditions—eligibility  
   133R.   Education and training conditions—suitability  
   133S.   Education and training conditions—maximum period  
   133T.   Education and training conditions—2 or more good behaviour  

           Division 8A--.2.3 Good behaviour orders—supervision conditions

   133U.   Meaning of supervision condition  
   133V.   Supervision conditions—when required  
   133W.   Supervision conditions—maximum period  
   133X.   Supervision conditions—2 or more good behaviour orders  

   PART 8A--.3 YOUNG OFFENDERS--ACCOMMODATION ORDERS

   133Y.   Meaning of accommodation order  
   133Z.   Accommodation orders—for young offenders convicted or found guilty  
   133ZA.  Accommodation orders—eligibility  
   133ZB.  Accommodation orders—suitability  
   133ZC.  Accommodation orders—maximum period  
   133ZD.  Accommodation orders—2 or more orders  

CHAPTER 9--MISCELLANEOUS

   134.    Operation of ancillary and restitution orders  
   135.    Reparation—other actions for recovery  
   136.    Information exchanges between criminal justice entities  
   137.    Reduction of sentence—appeal if assistance undertaking breached  
   138.    Effect of failure to comply with Act  
   139.    Regulation-making power  
           SCHEDULE 1
           DICTIONARY
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