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The Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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Training school orders

6.—(1) In section 87 of the Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968(1) (duration of training school orders) for subsections (1) and (2) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(1) Where a court orders a person to be sent to a training school, the order shall be an authority for his detention in a training school until the expiration of a period of two years from the date of the order or until he attains the age of nineteen, whichever is the earlier..

(2) In Schedule 5 to that Act in paragraph 8(2) (period in which detained person may not be placed out under licence) for the words “twelve months” there shall be substituted the words “six months”.

(3) Paragraph (1) does not apply in relation to any training school order made before the coming into operation of that paragraph.

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