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... The court first decides upon the severity of the offence and based on this ranking, it sets the number of day-fines to be imposed on the offender. In the second stage, the court sets the daily unit based on the income of the offender and multiplies this amount by the previously defined number of days (Bureau of Justice Assistance, 1996). It should be noted that certain basic expenses and financial support for dependents are usually deducted from the imposed daily unit. ...