124 Detention of young offenders in Scotland.S
(1)In each of sections 207 and 415 of the M1Criminal 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 M2Firearms Act 1968;
(b)to Part I of Schedule I to the M3Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) (Scotland) Act 1980;
(c)to section 41(2) of the M4Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1980.
(4)The amendments and transitional provisions in Schedule 9 to this Act shall have effect.
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