CRIMES ACT 1914
Part IB (heading) substituted by No 41 of 2003, s 3 and Sch 3 item 9, effective 3 June 2003. For saving provision, see note under s 23C(7). The heading formerly read:
Part 1B - Sentencing, imprisonment and release of federal offenders
Subject to subsection (2), before imposing a fine on a person for a federal offence, a court must take into account the financial circumstances of the person, in addition to any other matters that the court is required or permitted to take into account. (2)
Nothing in subsection (1) prevents a court from imposing a fine on a person because the financial circumstances of the offender cannot be ascertained by the court.
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