RULE 7.3 JUDGMENT A judgment of conviction shall set forth whether defendant was represented by counsel or made a valid waiver of counsel, the plea, the verdict or findings, and the adjudication and sentence. The court may order that its sentence include special conditions or requirements, including a specified schedule for the payment of a fine, restitution, or other costs, or the performance of community service. If the defendant is found not guilty or for any other reason is entitled to be discharged, judgment shall be entered accordingly. The judgment shall be signed by the judge and entered by the clerk. Comment The rule codifies the existing practice allowing the court to impose special conditions on its sentence. The rule makes it clear that special conditions, including a specified schedule, may likewise be imposed with respect to an order for community service, restitution, or costs. (See RCW 9.94A.200, referring to terms and conditions of restitution.) The rule is, of course, subject to any statutory restrictions on the court's sentencing authority. For example, a statute requires that a sentence of confinement for more than 60 days must be served on consecutive days (RCW 9.94A.120). The rule would not permit the court to order that such a sentence be served on intermittent days.
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