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There shall be paid out of money provided by Parliament—
(a)any sums required by the Secretary of State for making payments under contracts entered into under section 13, 80 or 84 above F1. . .;
(b)any sums so required for defraying the expenses of the Parole Board, or any expenses incurred by members of lay panels appointed under section 81 above;
(c)any administrative expenses incurred by the Secretary of State under this Act; and
(d)any increase attributable to this Act in the sums payable out of money so provided under any other Act.
(1)In this Act—
“the 1933 Act” means the M1Children and Young Persons Act 1933;
“the 1952 Act” means the M2Prison Act 1952;
“the 1967 Act” means the M3Criminal Justice Act 1967;
“the 1969 Act” means the M4Children and Young Persons Act 1969;
“the 1973 Act” means the M5Powers of Criminal Courts Act 1973;
F2. . .
“the 1980 Act” means the M6Magistrates’ Courts Act 1980;
“the 1982 Act” means the M7Criminal Justice Act 1982;
“the 1983 Act” means the M8Mental Health Act 1983;
“the 1988 Act” means the M9Criminal Justice Act 1988;
“child”, unless the contrary intention appears, means a person under the age of fourteen years;
[F3“local probation board” means a local probation board established under section 4 of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000;]
“prison rules” means rules made under section 47 of the 1952 Act;
“young person” means a person who has attained the age of fourteen years and is under the age of eighteen years.
[F4“youth offending team” means a team established under section 39 of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998.]
(2)For the purposes of any provision of this Act which requires the determination of the age of a person by the court or the Secretary of State, his age shall be deemed to be that which it appears to the court or the Secretary of State to be after considering any available evidence.
The enactments mentioned in Schedule 11 to this Act shall have effect subject to the amendments there specified (being minor amendments and amendments consequential on the preceding provisions of this Act).
(1)The transitional provisions and savings contained in Schedule 12 to this Act shall have effect; but nothing in this subsection shall be taken as prejudicing the operation of sections 16 and 17 of the M10Interpretation Act 1978 (which relate to the effect of repeals).
(2)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 13 to this Act (which include some that are spent or no longer of practical utility) are hereby repealed to the extent specified in the third column of that Schedule.
(1)This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice Act 1991.
(2)This Act shall come into force on such day as the Secretary of State may by order made by statutory instrument appoint, and different days may be appointed for different provisions or for different purposes.
(3)Without prejudice to the provisions of Schedule 12 to this Act, an order under subsection (2) above may make such transitional provisions and savings as appear to the Secretary of State necessary or expedient in connection with any provision brought into force by the order.
(4)Subject to subsections (5) to (8) below, this Act extends to England and Wales only.
(5)The following provisions of this Act, namely—
(b)sections 16, 17(1) and (2), 24 and 26(3) and (4); and
also extend to Scotland; and section 23(2) above and, in so far as relating to the M12Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1975, Schedule 13 to this Act extend to Scotland only.
(7)An Order in Council under section 81(11) of the 1982 Act may direct that both or either of—
(a)section 37 of that Act as amended by section 17(1) above; and
(b)section 32 of the 1980 Act as amended by section 17(2) above,
shall extend, subject to such modifications as may be specified in the Order, to the Isle of Man or any of the Channel Islands.
[F7(7A)Sections 80, 82 and 83 above, so far as relating to the delivery of prisoners to or from premises situated in a part of the British Islands outside England and Wales, extend to that part of those Islands.]
(8)Nothing in subsection (4) above affects the extent of this Act in so far as it amends or repeals any provision of the M14Army Act 1955, the M15Air Force Act 1955, the M16Naval Discipline Act 1957 or the M17Armed Forces Act 1991.
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