(POST – TRIAL). SENTENCING. Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic). The Act states that the s entencing judge is obliged to consider the following when sentencing: Maximum penalty Current sentencing practices Nature and gravity of the offence Offenders culpability and responsibility
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The Act states that the sentencing judge is obliged to consider the following when sentencing:
Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic)
(General and Specific)
Record a conviction and adjourn for a period of up to 5 years and attach conditions (e.g. drug alcohol program etc)
This enables enables the government to increase the value of penalty units without changing all the acts
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