The court1 may impose an extended sentence of imprisonment where2:
(1) a person aged 18 or over3 is convicted of a specified offence (whatever the date on which the offence was committed)4;
(2) the court considers that there is a significant risk to members of the public of serious harm5 occasioned by the commission by the offender of further specified offences6;
(3) the court is not required7 to impose a sentence of imprisonment for life
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