If you have been charged with an offence and have entered a plea of guilty, or if you are found guilty, the Court will decide on the penalty. This is referred to as sentencing.
Various criminal penalties can be imposed by the state of South Australia. Penalties for a criminal offence will be determined based on the varying factors of the matter, such as the circumstance and severity, the type of charge and other factors related to the commission of an offence.
To learn more about a specific criminal penalty, simply click on any of the types below.