For the purposes of the statutory provisions governing the sentencing of dangerous offenders1 'serious harm' means death or serious personal injury, whether physical or psychological2. Where a person has been convicted of a specified offence3 and it falls to a court4 to assess5 whether there is a significant risk to members of the public of serious harm occasioned by the commission by that person of further such offences6 the court in making the assessment:
(1) must take into account all such information as is available to it about the nature and circumstances of the offence7;
(2) may take into
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