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The Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1996

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8.—(1) This paragraph applies where an offender in respect of whom a relevant order is in force—

(a)is convicted of an offence before the Crown Court; or

(b)by virtue of paragraph 7(2)(b) is brought or appears before the Crown Court.

(2) If it appears to the Crown Court to be in the interests of justice to do so, having regard to circumstances which have arisen since the order was made, the Crown Court may—

(a)revoke the order; or

(b)revoke the order and deal with the offender, for the offence in respect of which the order was made, in any manner in which it could deal with him if he had just been convicted by or before the court of the offence.

(3) The circumstances in which a probation order may be revoked under sub-paragraph (2)(a) shall include the offender’s making good progress or his responding satisfactorily to supervision.

(4) In dealing with an offender under sub-paragraph (2)(b), the Crown Court shall take into account the extent to which the offender has complied with the requirements of the relevant order.

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