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Published in June 2006, this report explored whether a guideline judgment could clarify the correct approach that a Court should take when deciding to suspend a sentence. The Report also explored the likelihood of the NSW Court of Criminal Appeal issuing a guideline judgment for suspended sentences on an application by the Attorney General.
Seeking a Guideline Judgment on Suspended Sentences [PDF 661KB]