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Victorian Sentencing Manual updated.

The Victorian Sentencing Manual has been updated to include a new Chapter 26 - Other offences against the person. Offences include:  

  • Kidnapping, false imprisonment and child stealing
  • Blackmail, extortion, and threats
  • Endangerment offences

The chapter includes a discussion of penalties and current sentencing practices, gravity and culpability, circumstances of the offence, sentencing purposes and statuary schemes.

The addition of this new chapter completes all specific offence chapters involving serious harms to the person.

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