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Custodial sentence must be imposed for offences against sections 317AC and 317AD in certain circumstances

S. 10AE(1) amended by No. 3/2019 s. 84.

    (1)     Subject to subsection (2), in sentencing an offender (whether on appeal or otherwise) for an offence against section 317AC or 317AD of the Crimes Act 1958 , a court must impose a term of imprisonment and fix under section 11 a non‑parole period of not less than 2 years if, in the commission of the offence, an emergency worker on duty, a custodial officer on duty or a youth justice custodial worker on duty is injured.

    (2)     Subsection (1) does not apply—

        (a)     to an offender who is under the age of 18 years at the time of the offence; or

        (b)     if the court finds under section 10A that a special reason exists.

S. 10A (Heading) substituted by No. 72/2014 s. 8(1).

S. 10A inserted by No. 6/2013 s. 9.

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