62 Further provisions relating to giving sentence indication

(1)

If the court proposes to give a sentence indication, the court may give the prosecutor and the defendant an opportunity to be heard on the matter.

(2)

A sentence indication must be given in open court.

(3)

Every sentence indication must be recorded by the court.

(4)

A second or subsequent sentence indication may be given in a proceeding only if, since the previous sentence indication, there has been a change in circumstances that is likely to materially affect the question of the appropriate sentence type or quantum.

(5)

No party may appeal against a decision to give or not to give a sentence indication.