(1) This section applies if—
(a) an offender is convicted or found guilty of an offence; and
(b) before or after the conviction or finding of guilt, the defence assisted in the administration of justice for the offence.
an admission made by the defence pre-trial or during a trial
(2) A court may impose a lesser penalty (including a shorter nonparole period) on the offender than it would otherwise have imposed having regard to the degree of assistance provided in the administration of justice.
(3) A lesser penalty imposed under this section must not be unreasonably disproportionate to the nature and circumstances of the offence.
(4) For this section, assistance in the administration of justice —
(a) includes a pre-trial disclosure by the defence; but
(b) does not include assistance—
(i) consisting only of a plea of guilty under section 35; or
(ii) given to law enforcement authorities under section 36.
(5) In this section:
(a) the offender; or
(b) any lawyer representing the offender.