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Welcome to the COMMONWEALTH SENTENCING DATABASE

Principles & Practice Commentary

Welcome to the ‘Principles and Practice’ component of the Commonwealth Sentencing Database. The ‘Principles and Practice’ component is a guide for judicial officers and practitioners to the federal sentencing provisions in Part IB of the Crimes Act 1914 (Cth).

This component is being developed and updated by the National Judicial College of Australia, in conjunction with the ANU College of Law.

Please refer to the user guide for further information about how to use the ‘Principles and Practice’ component.