The law relating to sentencing and enforcement of sentences in South Australia is contained in the Criminal Law (Sentencing) Act 1988 (SA). If the defendant is a youth, then the Young Offenders Act 1993 (SA) also applies. See Juvenile justice system and Sentencing by the Youth Court for more information about sentencing of youth offenders.
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