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SENTENCING ACT 1997 - SECT 88

Disputed pre-sentence and mediation reports

(1)  The prosecution or the defence may dispute the whole or any part of a pre-sentence report or mediation report.
(2)  If the whole or any part of a pre-sentence report or mediation report is disputed, the court must not take the report or the part in dispute into consideration in determining sentence unless the party disputing the report or the part has had the opportunity to lead evidence on the disputed matters and to cross-examine the author of the report on the disputed matters.



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