Jail



Jail
 (gaol) is considered a penalty of last resort.

A court may not sentence you to imprisonment unless it is satisfied, having considered all possible alternatives, that no penalty other than imprisonment is appropriate.

A court that sentences you to imprisonment for six months or less must indicate to you, and make a record of, its reasons for doing so, including:

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