33. Life sentence for serious offences where there is a significant risk of serious harm.

Where:

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    (1)     a person aged 18 or over1 is convicted of a serious offence2 committed on or after 4 April 20053; and

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    (2)     the court4 is of the opinion that there is a significant risk to members of the public of serious harm occasioned by the commission by him of further serious offences5,

the court must impose a sentence6 of imprisonment for life or7, in the case of a person aged at least 18 but under 21, a sentence of custody for life