Source: (2005) NZCA 48 (15 March). Court of Appeal of New Zealand. Downloaded 16 November 2005.

[35] It was further submitted for the appellant that restorative justice might have occurred had the Court been invited to adjourn sentencing for that process. It was also submitted that reparation was not considered at sentencing. [36] For the appellant it was submitted that a final sentence of two years imprisonment with leave to apply for home detention is the appropriate response to the appellant’s appeal. This is in particular because of the personal and family circumstances of the appellant, the fact that her husband is in custody, her willingness to pay reparation to the victims and her willingness to undertake restorative processes in order to provide for the interests of the victim. (excerpt)


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