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The Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998

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6.—(1) If a persondetainedin a juvenile justice centre has attained the age of 15 and the managers of the centre consider that he is likely to injure himself or other persons, the managers may bring him before a court of summary jurisdiction.

(2) A court may order a person brought before it under this paragraph to be transferred to a young offenders centre for the unexpired part of the period for which he is liable to be detained in a juvenile justice centre.

(3) In relation to a person who is transferred to a young offenders centre under this paragraph—

(a)an order under which he was detained in the juvenile justice centre shall continue to have effect (subject to the order made under this paragraph);

(b)Article 54 (escapes) shall have effect as if references to a juvenile justice centre were references to a young offenders centre and references to the order referred to in paragraph (1) were references to the order under which he was detained in a juvenile justice centre as it has effect by virtue of this paragraph;

(c)the references in Articles 40(2)(a), 49 and 54(1) to the managers of the juvenile justice centre shall be construed as references to the governor of the young offenders centre.

(4) The Secretary of State may at any time order a person who is transferred to a young offenders centre under this paragraph to be discharged.

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