Criminal Justice Act 1982

3(1)Subject to sub-paragraph (2) below, where at the commencement of sections 1 to 15 above and offender is detained in a detention centre by reason of his having been recalled under paragraph 2 of Schedule 1 to the M1Criminal justice Act 1961 (recall for breach of supervision requirement), he shall be treated as if the order recalling him had been a detention centre order made on the same date for 30 days or, if the maximum period for which he was liable to recall was less than 30 days, for that period.E+W

(2)If at the commencement of sections 1 to 15 above an offender has been in custody by virtue of an order under the said paragraph 2 for 30 days or more, he shall be released on the commencement of those sections.

(3)Nothing in this paragraph shall render an offender liable to a period of supervision on release from a detention centre additional to any such period to which he is liable by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 1 to the Criminal Justice Act 1961 immediately before the commencement of sections 1 to 15 above.

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