Sentencing Information Package
Jointly produced with Victims Services and Criminal Law Review, Department of Justice, the Sentencing Information Package is a plain language booklet designed to help victims of crime understand the sentencing process. Topics covered include:
- When is an offender sentenced?
- Purposes of sentencing
- Relevant factors determining a sentence
- Sentencing options
- Understanding the sentence
The booklet was first produced in 2004 and was revised in 2011, 2014 and 2016.
Sentencing Information Package [PDF 470Kb]