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Sentencing hearing

Before imposing an indefinite sentence, a court must—

        (a)     give both the prosecution and the defence the opportunity to lead admissible evidence on any matter relevant to imposing such a sentence;

S. 18F(ab) inserted by No. 24/1994 s. 6(2), amended by No. 65/2011 s. 10(1).

        (ab)     subject to Division 1C of Part 3, take into consideration any victim impact statement made, or other evidence given, under that Division;

S. 18F(b) amended by No. 65/2011 s. 10(2).

        (b)     subject to Division 1A of Part 3, take into consideration any pre-sentence report filed with the court;

        (c)     have regard to any submissions on sentence made to it.

S. 18G inserted by No. 41/1993 s. 9.

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