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The Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1989


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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Title and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Requirements in probation orders

  5. 4.Remittal of persons under 17 to juvenile courts for trial

  6. 5.Attendance centre orders

  7. 6.Training school orders

  8. 7.Detention in a young offenders centre

  9. 8.Abolition of power to pass recorded sentence

  10. 9.Suspended sentences

  11. 10.Minimum age for community service orders

  12. 11.Deferment of sentence

  13. 12.Increase in maximum term of imprisonment for certain offences

  14. 13.Remand or committal to custody of persons aged between 17 and 21

  15. 14.Amendments and repeals

  16. Signature


    1. SCHEDULE 1


      1. The Explosive Substances Act 1883 (c. 3)

        1. 1.In section 4(1) for the words from “be guilty” to...

      2. The Probation Act (Northern Ireland) 1950 (c. 7 (N.I.))

        1. 2.In section 1(3) for “the next following section” substitute “sections...

        2. 3.In section 1(4)(b) for the words from the beginning to...

        3. 4.In section 1(6) for “institution in which the probationer is...

        4. 5.In section 1(7) for “requirement as to residence in any...

        5. 6.In section 4 for subsections (3) and (4) substitute—

        6. 7.In section 8(1) for paragraph (a) substitute—

        7. 8.In Schedule 2 in paragraph 3 for “sections one and...

      3. The Prison Act (Northern Ireland) 1953 (c. 18(N.I.))

        1. 9.In section 47, in subsection (1) omit the definition of...

        2. 10.In section 47(2) for “institution for the treatment of offenders”...

      4. The Treatment of Offenders Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 29 (N.I.))

        1. 11.In section 8(2) for “twenty-three” and “twenty-third” substitute “twenty-four” and...

        2. 12.In sections 18(3), 19(1), 19(4), 20(3) and 21(1) for “for...

        3. 13.In section 19(2) after “notwithstanding” insert “section 5(5) and (6)...

        4. 14.In section 19(3) and in section 33(1) in the definition...

      5. The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34 (N.I.))

        1. 15.In section 51— (a) in subsections (1)(i) and (2) for...

        2. 16.At the end of section 64(2) add “and the court...

        3. 17.In section 75 after subsection (3) insert—

        4. 18.In section 76(5) after “subsection (2)” insert “or (2A)”.

        5. 19.In section 80(a) for “section 4(3)(a)” substitute “section 4(3)(d)”.

      6. The Treatment of Offenders (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 4)

        1. 20.In Article 3(1) for sub-paragraph (b) substitute—

        2. 21.In Article 5— (a) in paragraph (1)(a) for the words...

        3. 22.In Article 7(5) for “in paragraph (1)” substitute “specified in...

        4. 23.In Article 7(9) for “paragraph (1)” substitute “paragraph (1A)” and...

      7. The Magistrates' Courts (Northern Ireland) Order 1981 (NI 26)

        1. 24.In Article 2(3) after the definition of “children or young...

        2. 25.In Article 37(3)(a) for “prison” substitute “custody”.

        3. 26.In Article 140(3) after “discharge” insert “or an order under...

      8. The Fines and Penalties (Northern Ireland) Order 1984 (NI 3)

        1. 27.In Article 17(2) after sub-paragraph (g) insert—

      9. The Criminal Appeal (Northern Ireland) Act 1980 (c. 47)

        1. 28.In section 9(2)(a) and (b) after “section 18(1)” insert “or...

    2. SCHEDULE 2


  18. Explanatory Note

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