Hierarchy of sentences and orders

  • Heading: inserted, on 1 October 2007, by section 7 of the Sentencing Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 27).

10A Hierarchy of sentences and orders
  • (1) The hierarchy of sentences and orders set out in subsection (2) reflects the relative level of supervision and monitoring of, and restrictions imposed on, an offender under each sentence or order.

    (2) The hierarchy of sentences and orders, from the least restrictive to the most restrictive, is as follows:

    • (a) discharge or order to come up for sentence if called on:

    • (b) sentences of a fine and reparation:

    • (c) community-based sentences of community work and supervision:

    • (d) community-based sentences of intensive supervision and community detention:

    • (e) sentence of home detention:

    • (f) sentence of imprisonment.

    Section 10A: inserted, on 1 October 2007, by section 7 of the Sentencing Amendment Act 2007 (2007 No 27).