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The Probation Board (Northern Ireland) Order 1982

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1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Probation Board (Northern Ireland) Order 1982.

(2) This Article and Articles 2, 3 (including Schedule 1 but not including Schedule 2), 7 and 14 to 16 shall come into operation on the expiration of the period of one month from the day on which this Order is made and the remaining provisions shall come into operation on such day or days as the Secretary of State may by order appointF1.

F1fully exercised by SR 1982/396.

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2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954F2 shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order—

  • “bail hostel” means premises for the accommodation of persons remanded on bail;

  • “the Board” means the Probation Board for Northern Ireland;

  • [F3“community service order” means an order under Article 13 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996]

  • “member of the staff of the Board” includes probation officer;

  • “prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the [F4Department of Justice];

  • “probation hostel” means premises for the reception and care of persons who may be required to reside there by a probation order;

  • “probation order” means an order under[F3 Article 10 of the Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996]

  • “statutory provision” has the meaning assigned to it by section 1 (f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954;

  • “young offenders centre” has the meaning assigned to it by section 2 (a) of the Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968F5.

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