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The Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Minimum age for community service orders

10.  In Article 7 of the Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1976(1) (community service orders)—

(a)in paragraph (1) for the word “seventeen” there shall be substituted the word “sixteen”; and the words from “for such number of hours” to the end shall cease to have effect;

(b)after paragraph (1) there shall be inserted the following paragraph—

(1A) The number of hours which a person may be required to work under a community service order shall be specified in the order and shall be in the aggregate—

(a)not less than 40; and

(b)not more—

(i)in the case of an offender aged sixteen, than 120; and

(ii)in other cases, than 240..

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