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Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2003

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50Amendments in relation to certain non-custodial sentences

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(1)In section 235 (supervised attendance orders) of the 1995 Act

(a)in subsection (3)(a); and

(b)in subsection (4)(b),

for the word “18” there is in each case substituted “16”.

(2)In section 236 (supervised attendance orders in place of fines) of that Act—

(a)in subsection (1), for the words “16 or 17” there is substituted “or over 16”;

(b)in subsection (6), after “shall” there is inserted—

(a)if it considers that the person is likely to pay the fine within a reasonable period of more than 28 days, impose the fine;

(b)in any other case.

(3)In section 245A (restriction of liberty orders) of that Act, in subsection (1)—

(a)after “offence” in the first place where it appears there is inserted “punishable by imprisonment”;

(b)the words from “, if” to “disposal,” are repealed;

(c)after “may” there is inserted “, instead of imposing on him a sentence of, or including, imprisonment or any other form of detention,”.

(4)In Schedule 7 (which makes further provision in respect of supervised attendance orders) to that Act—

(a)in paragraph 4(2)(a)—

(i)for the words “three months” there is substituted “30 days”;

(ii)for the words “60 days” there is substituted “20 days”;

(b)in paragraph 5(1)(d)—

(i)for the words “three months” there is substituted “30 days”;

(ii)for the words “60 days” there is substituted “20 days”.

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