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Correcting a sentencing error

From 3 June 2015 a sentencing court can correct any errors that it has made in relation to sentencing.

From 3 June 2015 a sentencing court can correct any errors that it has made in relation to sentencing. The amendments remove the 14 day time limit, enabling minor clerical errors, omissions and miscalculations to be amended after this time.

The amendment also allows proceedings to be re-opened if a penalty had been made which was contrary to law. This can apply to judgments made before 3 June 2015.

See ss. 104A, 104B—Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic).

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