(730 ILCS 5/1-1-2) (from Ch. 38, par. 1001-1-2)
    Sec. 1-1-2. Purposes.
    The purposes of this Code of Corrections are to:
    (a) prescribe sanctions proportionate to the seriousness of the offenses and permit the recognition of differences in rehabilitation possibilities among individual offenders;
    (b) forbid and prevent the commission of offenses;
    (c) prevent arbitrary or oppressive treatment of persons adjudicated offenders or delinquents; and
    (d) restore offenders to useful citizenship.
(Source: P.A. 77-2097.)