Until a day to be appointed1, where a person aged at least 18 but under 212 is convicted of an offence for which the sentence is not fixed by law3, but for which a person aged 21 years or over would be liable to imprisonment for life4, the court must, if it considers that a sentence for life would be appropriate, sentence him to custody for life5.
(1) a person aged at least 18 but under 21 is convicted of a serious offence6 committed on or after 4 April 20057; and
(2) the court8 is of the opinion that
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