573. Court's powers.

Nothing in the statutory provisions relating to the imposition of community sentences1, the imposition of custodial sentences2, pre-sentence reports and other requirements3, or the fixing of fines4 or youth rehabilitation orders with intensive supervision and surveillance5 or youth rehabilitation orders with fostering6:

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    (1)     prevents a court7 from mitigating an offender's sentence8 by taking into account any such matters as, in the opinion of the court, are relevant in mitigation of sentence9;

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    (2)     prevents a court from mitigating any penalty included in an offender's sentence by taking into account any other penalty included in that sentence and, in the case