New Sentencing Reforms Explained

Posted by janelle.tarabay on 23 September 2018

Tomorrow some of the most significant reforms in criminal law sentencing commence. These include the abolition of suspended sentences, the introductions of Community Corrections Orders and Community Release Orders, and an expanded Intensive Corrections Order option.

With a focus on community based sentencing options, the new reforms are comprehensive and will affect almost every sentencing matter in NSW.

To understand the sentencing regime following the reforms, our SENTENCING OPTIONS PAGE has all of the new reforms and how they apply.