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Australia

Australian Punishment Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Crimes possibly attracting life sentence Treason, terrorism, drug trafficking, rape, serious child sex offences 2014
Crimes requiring mandatory sentence Murder of police officer or other public official, murder in South Australia, Queensland, Northern Territory, aircraft hijacking 2014
Has indefinite sentence Yes 2014
Has life imprisonment Yes 2014
Life sentence under the age of 18 or 21 under 18 : must have minimum term set 2014
Maximum length of sentence None 2014
Minimum life sentence to serve before eligibility for requesting parole 10 years, 20 years, 25 years, or never; individually set by judge 2014

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