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

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Criminal Justice (Northern Ireland) Order 1994 (NI 15)

41.  In Article 14 (compensation orders against convicted persons)—

(a)after paragraph (9) insert the following paragraph—

(9A) For the purposes of any order under Article 35 of the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998 against the parent or guardian of a child—

(a)paragraphs (9)(a) and (10)(b) shall have effect (so far as applicable) as if any reference to the means of the person against whom the compensation order is made were a reference to the means of the parent or guardian; but

(b)for the purposes of any such order made against an authority (within the meaning of that Order) paragraphs (9) and (10) shall not apply.;

(b)inparagraph (11), after “£5,000” insert “or, if the offender is under the age of 17, £1,000”.

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