285. Making of compensation orders.

A compensation order1 may be made by a court by or before which a person is convicted of an offence2. Where the person in question is convicted of an offence the sentence for which is:

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    (1)     a sentence fixed by law3;

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    (2)     a life sentence for serious or second listed offences4;

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    (3)     the required minimum sentences for threatening with an offensive weapon or an article with a blade or point in public in public5;

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    (4)     the required custodial sentence for possession of a firearm or using a person to mind a weapon6;

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    (5)     the specified minimum term for a