503. Service compensation orders.

The court must consider making a service compensation order, that is, an order that requires the offender to pay compensation for any personal injury, loss or damage resulting from the offence of which he has been convicted, or any other offence taken into consideration in determining his sentence, in any case where it has power to do so1. Service compensation orders correspond to the orders for compensation made in civilian courts2. An order must be of such amount as the court or officer sentencing the offender considers appropriate, having regard to any evidence and to any representations that are made by or on b