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Criminal Justice Act 1988

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124Detention of young offenders in Scotland

(1)In each of sections 207 and 415 of the [1975 c. 21.] Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975 for subsections (5) to (10) there shall be substituted the following subsection—

(5)A sentence of detention imposed under this section shall be a sentence of detention in a young offenders institution..

(2)Subject to subsection (3) below, in any enactment—

(a)for a reference to a detention centre there shall be substituted a reference to a young offenders institution; and

(b)for a reference (however expressed) to a detention centre order there shall be substituted a reference to a sentence of detention in a young offenders institution.

(3)Nothing in subsection (2) above applies—

(a)to section 21 of the [1968 c. 27.] Firearms Act 1968;

(b)to Part I of Schedule I to the [1980 c. 55.] Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980;

(c)to section 41(2) of the [1980 c. 62.] Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1980.

(4)The amendments and transitional provisions in Schedule 9 to this Act shall have effect.

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